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Minor earthquake: M3.31 quake has struck near Apache in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 34.90683365S, -98.38047791WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Apache in Oklahoma on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020qjzl. Id of event: ok2020qjzl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.38047791 West, latitude 34.90683365 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.31-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:39:34 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 03:39:34 / August 21, 2020 @ 3:39 am.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newcastle, Mustang, El Reno (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (21 miles) from Lawton (c. 96 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Duncan (c. 23 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mustang (c. 17 400 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from El Reno (c. 16 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Chickasha (c. 16 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 1 km NW of Apache, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.31 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.38047791° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.90683365° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km NW of Apache, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-21 03:39:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-21 03:47:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 170 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 0.1393812448 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.030254189 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44.4586792 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 ok2020qjzl Id of event.
Event Code 2020qjzl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020qjzl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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