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Minor earthquake, 2.95 mag strikes near Kingfisher in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.83479309S, -98.0800705WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Kingfisher in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.370785236 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -98.0800705 West, latitude 35.83479309 North, depth = 3.370785236 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2019okna. Id of event: ok2019okna. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:25:51 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/07/19 / 2019-07-24 23:25:51 / July 24, 2019 @ 11:25 pm UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newcastle, Moore, Midwest City (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five 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. 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: 13 km WSW of Kingfisher, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.0800705° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.83479309° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.370785236 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km WSW 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 2019-07-24 23:25:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-24 23:26:54 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 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 134 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 66 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1406992227 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4337906757 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 23.07943726 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 ok2019okna Id of event.
Event Code 2019okna An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2019okna, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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