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Minor earthquake: M2.92 quake has struck near Hennessey in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.03838348S, -98.08626556WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 01:58:40 / May 8, 2020 @ 1:58 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.545594931 km (2 miles). Event id: ok2020jaah. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020jaah. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.08626556 West, latitude 36.03838348 North, depth = 3.545594931 km. The temblor was reported at 19:58:40 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Perry, The Village, Warr Acres (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from El Reno (c. 16 700 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km WSW of Hennessey, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.08626556° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.03838348° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.545594931 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km WSW of Hennessey, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-08 01:58:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-08 02:00:14 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 131 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 71 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1155900657 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4073341025 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42.80098534 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 ok2020jaah Id of event.
Event Code 2020jaah An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020jaah, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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