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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Manchester in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.9575S, -98.092WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Manchester in Oklahoma. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:56:57 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.092 West, latitude 36.9575 North, depth = 18.83 km. Event id: us6000diwi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000diwi. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 13:56:57 / February 19, 2021 @ 1:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.83 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pratt, Mulvane, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 6 km SW of Manchester, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.092° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9575° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km SW of Manchester, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-19 13:56:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-19 14:15:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 264 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.608 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 reviewed 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 491 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.207 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000diwi Id of event.
Event Code 6000diwi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000diwi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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