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Minor earthquake, 3.85 mag was detected near Lucien in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.2897644S, -97.51013947WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.85 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Lucien in Oklahoma. The 3.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:16:57 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.51013947° West, latitude 36.2897644° North, depth = 1.614087701 km. Id of earthquake: ok2021cnev. Event ids that are associated: ok2021cnev. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.614087701 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 16:16:57 / February 5, 2021 @ 4:16 pm.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter 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), 86 km (54 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bethany, Warr Acres, The Village (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 5 km WNW of Lucien, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.51013947° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2897644° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.614087701 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km WNW of Lucien, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-05 16:16:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-05 16:24:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 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 229 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 97 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2153856009 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6525277152 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 27.10383415 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 ok2021cnev Id of event.
Event Code 2021cnev An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2021cnev, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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