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Minor earthquake: M2.93 quake has struck near Cushing in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.000103S, -96.78094482WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.5051248074 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 0.5051248074 km, -96.78094482° West, 36.000103° North. The temblor was detected at 19:35:52 / 7:35 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 01:35:52 / May 14, 2020 @ 1:35 am. Id of earthquake: ok2020jkyo. Event ids that are associated: ok2020jkyo.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shawnee, Edmond, Jenks (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 2 km NW of Cushing, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.78094482° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.000103° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.5051248074 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NW of Cushing, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-14 01:35:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-14 01:42:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 132 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 75 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01885484904 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7824745541 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63.14612198 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 ok2020jkyo Id of event.
Event Code 2020jkyo An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020jkyo, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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