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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Kingfisher in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.97S, -97.8042WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Kingfisher in Oklahoma on Monday. Unique identifier: us2000ftxu. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ftxu. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 12:28:04 / July 2, 2018 @ 12:28 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:28:04 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.8042° West, 35.97° North, depth 5 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moore, Tuttle, Choctaw (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km NE of Kingfisher, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.8042° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.97° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NE of Kingfisher, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-02 12:28:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-02 12:49:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 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 129 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 0.15 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000ftxu Id of event.
Event Code 2000ftxu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ftxu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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