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Minor earthquake, 3.44 mag strikes near Marshall in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.15728378S, -97.66479492WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Marshall in Oklahoma. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bfes, ok2020qauh. Unique identifier: ok2020qauh. The 3.44-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:49:47 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 02:49:47 / August 16, 2020 @ 2:49 am. Exact location of event, depth 1.33962059 km, -97.66479492° West, 36.15728378° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.33962059 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Close 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 Cushing, Midwest City, Del City.

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km W of Marshall, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.44 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.66479492° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.15728378° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.33962059 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km W of Marshall, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-16 02:49:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-16 02:59:34 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 182 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 ,us,ok, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 99 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03518598527 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7345508834 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 19.95280075 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 ok2020qauh Id of event.
Event Code 2020qauh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000bfes,ok2020qauh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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