Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 1.8 mi southeast of Meno, Major County, Oklahoma, USA, on 2020-05-24 08:53:59 -06:00 -

Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 1.8 mi southeast of Meno, Major County, Oklahoma, USA, on 2020-05-24 08:53:59 -06:00

Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 8 km depth

24 May 14:55 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 minutes.
May 24 15:01: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.5 to 2.1 km.
May 24 15:16: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 3.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.1 to 7.9 km.
Date & time: 24 May 2020 14:53:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-24 08:53:59 -06:00
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 7.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.3645°N / 98.1585°W (Major County, Oklahoma, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SE of Meno (pop: 243) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Helena (pop: 1,430) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) WNW of Waukomis (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) W of Enid (pop: 51,800) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ENE of Fairview (pop: 2,660) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NW of Hennessey (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NNW of El Reno (Canadian County) (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NW of Edmond (pop: 90,100) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) WNW of Stillwater (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) NNW of Oklahoma City (pop: 631,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.97.9 km22km SSE of Helena, Oklahoma (USA)USGS
M 3.85 kmOklahoma (USA)EMSC

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Ringwood Oklahoma (37.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Like a short blast. Lasted only a second
0.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Aline, Oklahoma 73716 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Heard loud noise then house shook
Meno Oklahoma / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Carrier Ok / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Loud boom
Lahoma ok / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Drummond ok / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Made aboom sound shooke
Enid / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Enid, OK / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Enid (United States of America, 21 km E of epicenter) : house shook for 30 seconds to a minute (reported through EMSC)
Ames (United States of America, 13 km S of epicenter) : Ames , Oklahoma (reported through EMSC)
Ringwood (United States of America, 8 km W of epicenter) : Very strong shook my house (reported through EMSC)
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