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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Thomas in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.8055S, -98.6822WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Thomas in Oklahoma. Exact location, longitude -98.6822° West, latitude 35.8055° North, depth = 4.43 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.43 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/11/18 / 2018-11-22 03:26:24 / November 22, 2018 @ 3:26 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hvaq. Unique identifier: us1000hvaq. The temblor was picked up at 21:26:24 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Reno, Clinton, Weatherford. Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from El Reno (c. 16 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Weatherford (c. 10 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Clinton (c. 9 000 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km NE of Thomas, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.6822° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8055° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NE of Thomas, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-22 03:26:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-20 23:53:20 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 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 0.16 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 162 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 us1000hvaq Id of event.
Event Code 1000hvaq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hvaq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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