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

Earthquake location 35.52569962S, -96.77413177WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Prague in Oklahoma. Unique identifier: ok2020lyex. Ids that are associated to the event: ok2020lyex. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.779034734 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 18:38:14 / June 18, 2020 @ 6:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.77413177 West, latitude 35.52569962 North, depth = 1.779034734 km. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:38:14 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Bethany, Warr Acres (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km WNW of Prague, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.77413177° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.52569962° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.779034734 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km WNW of Prague, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-18 18:38:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-18 18:39:55 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 71 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.127313599 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5906410192 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30.65150452 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 ok2020lyex Id of event.
Event Code 2020lyex An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020lyex, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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