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Minor earthquake, 2.98 mag has occurred near Jefferson in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.78211594S, -97.81245422WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Jefferson in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.330283314 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -97.81245422° West, latitude 36.78211594° North, depth = 0.330283314 km. Global time and date of event 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 19:12:02 / November 16, 2020 @ 7:12 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:12:02 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020wocz. Id of event: ok2020wocz.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Perry, Wellington (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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 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: 7 km NNW of Jefferson, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.81245422° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.78211594° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.330283314 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7 km NNW of Jefferson, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-16 19:12:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-16 19:16:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 137 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 81 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0789091289 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7456690652 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53.73876953 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 ok2020wocz Id of event.
Event Code 2020wocz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020wocz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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