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

Earthquake location 36.31147003S, -98.17134857WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ames in Oklahoma on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.584927201 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/06/20 / 2020-06-07 21:26:44 / June 7, 2020 @ 9:26 pm. The temblor was reported at 21:26:44 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -98.17134857° West, latitude 36.31147003° North, depth = 1.584927201 km. Event id: ok2020lehy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020lehy.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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 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: 7 km N of Ames, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.17134857° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.31147003° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.584927201 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7 km N of Ames, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-07 21:26:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-07 21:31:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 83 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2453629971 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5717637327 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46.58294773 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 ok2020lehy Id of event.
Event Code 2020lehy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020lehy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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