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Minor earthquake 3.72 mag, 22 km SSE of Helena, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.36942291S, -98.14916992WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.72 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.471878529 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 14:53:59 / May 24, 2020 @ 2:53 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -98.14916992 West, latitude 36.36942291 North, depth = 3.471878529 km. Event id: ok2020kefy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020kefy. The 3.72-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:53:59 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guthrie, Perry, Watonga. Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 22 km SSE of Helena, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.72 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.14916992° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.36942291° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.471878529 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SSE of Helena, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-24 14:53:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-24 14:58:51 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 2.2 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 213 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 78 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2886986434 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3253532718 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67.19953156 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 ok2020kefy Id of event.
Event Code 2020kefy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020kefy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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