An Oklahoma earthquake initially reported like a 4.3 on the Richter scale has been upgraded to a magnitude 5.1 by the Oklahoma Geological Survey. The average quake was centered in about five miles east of Norman, Oklahoma and was felt in surrounding states.
Almost a 100,000 individuals felt the ground roughly shake beneath them when a 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck central Oklahoma at 9:06 AM, local time these days, October 13, 2010. Around 2 million a lot more felt gentle shaking. This temblor had a depth of 4.9 miles. You can find reports of minor injury, but thankfully no reports of serious injuries.
Details are from an earlier USGS report.
Date-Time Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 14:06:29 (UTC) – Coordinated Universal Time
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 09:06:29 AM local time at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 35.22N 97.27W
Depth 7.9 kilometers
Distances 15 km (10 miles) E of Norman, Oklahoma
35 km (20 miles) WSW of Shawnee, Oklahoma
35 km (20 miles) SE of OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma
65 km (40 miles) ENE of Chickasha, Oklahoma
Location Uncertainty Error estimate: horizontal +/- 6.4 km; depth +/- 9.0 km
Parameters Nst=32, Nph=32, Dmin=45.6 km, Rmss=0.81 sec, Erho=6.4 km, Erzz=9.0 km, Gp=66.6 degrees
Source USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Remarks MW 4.3 (GS). Two people injured at Norman. Felt throughout central Oklahoma and in parts of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Texas.
Event ID us2010ciay
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