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Minor earthquake, 3.15 mag strikes near Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.29514313S, -98.1771698WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was reported Oklahoma kilometers (0 miles) from Oklahoma on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.277645588 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 08:26:35 / March 5, 2021 @ 8:26 am. Id of earthquake: ok2021eltk. Event ids that are associated: ok2021eltk. The temblor was detected at 08:26:35 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -98.1771698 West, latitude 36.29514313 North, depth = 4.277645588 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Watonga, Enid. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.15 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.1771698° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.29514313° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.277645588 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-05 08:26:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-05 08:27:34 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 153 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 74 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04228662327 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2773701213 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 27.38821125 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 ok2021eltk Id of event.
Event Code 2021eltk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2021eltk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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