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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 20 km W of Perry, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.2863S, -97.512WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.512 West, latitude 36.2863 North, depth = 7.028 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/06/16 / 2016-06-07 02:28:35 / June 7, 2016 @ 2:28 am. The temblor was detected at 21:28:35 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us200062fw. Ids that are associated to the event: us200062fw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.028 km (4 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cushing, Piedmont, Edmond. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km W of Perry, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.512° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2863° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.028 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km W of Perry, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-07 02:28:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-02 20:38:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 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 121 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 us200062fw Id of event.
Event Code 200062fw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200062fw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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