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Minor earthquake, 2.94 mag strikes near Tuttle in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.28155518S, -97.884758WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tuttle in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020ecre. Id of event: ok2020ecre. Exact location of event, longitude -97.884758 West, latitude 35.28155518 North, depth = 0.8511493802 km. The temblor was detected at 03:05:13 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.8511493802 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 09:05:13 / February 28, 2020 @ 9:05 am.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Guthrie, Harrah (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km W of Tuttle, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.884758° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.28155518° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.8511493802 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km W of Tuttle, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-28 09:05:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-28 09:09:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 133 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ok The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ok, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 88 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1102308854 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7148183854 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 18.82629395 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ok2020ecre Id of event.
Event Code 2020ecre An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020ecre, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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