Small magnitude 3.2 earthquake hits 24 miles southeast of Duncan, Oklahoma, USA within the early morning / Volcano
Thu, April 1, 2021, 11:27 AM
11:27 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
3.2 earthquake April 1 6:07 am (GMT -5)
A magnitude 3.2 earthquake occurred early within the morning on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 6:07 a.m. native time close to Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma, United States, as reported by the USA Geological Survey.
In line with preliminary knowledge, the earthquake was situated at a really shallow depth of three.1 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt extra strongly than deep ones as a result of they’re nearer to the floor. The precise magnitude, epicenter and depth of the quake may very well be revised within the subsequent few hours or minutes, as seismologists overview the info and refine their calculations, or when different companies launch their report.
A second report was then printed by the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Middle (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 2.9 earthquake. A 3rd company, the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Middle (EMSC), reported the identical magnitude 3.2 earthquake.
Based mostly on preliminary seismic knowledge, the quake mustn’t have induced vital harm, however was doubtless felt by many to be slight vibrations within the epicenter space.
A weak shaking may have been felt in Ratliff Metropolis (pop. 120) situated 4 miles from the epicenter.
Different cities close to the epicenter the place the quake may have been felt as a really weak shake embody Healdton (inhabitants 2,800) situated 13 miles from the epicenter. In Lone Grove (inhabitants 5,200, 23 miles away), Duncan (23,200 folks, 24 miles), Ardmore (25,200 folks, 45 km) and Chickasha (16,500 folks, 50 miles away), the earthquake was most likely not felt.
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Date and time: April 1, 2021 6:07 am (GMT -5) native time (April 1, 2021 11:07 GMT)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.41 ° N / 97.55 ° W (Carter, Oklahoma, United States)
Main knowledge supply: USGS