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Significant Quakes Strike Oklahoma, Alaska

Posted by feww on June 16, 2014


 M4.2 earthquake strikes near OKC

A cluster of 3 quakes including a 4,2Mw quake occurred about 21km (13mi) NE of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Centered at 35.583°N, 97.330°W, the largest quake struck at a depth of 5.0km (3.1mi), according to USGS/EHP.

EQ Details

Magnitude: 4.2Mw
Event Time: 2014-06-16 10:47:35 UTC
Location: 35.583°N 97.330°W depth=5.0km (3.1mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 4km (2mi) WNW of Jones, Oklahoma
  • 15km (9mi) ESE of Edmond, Oklahoma
  • 21km (13mi) NE of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Other significant quakes that struck Oklahoma in the past 24 hours included the following, as of posting:

M3.0 about 9km NW of Jones, Oklahoma 2014-06-16 11:25:13 UTC depth=6.7 km
M3.5 about 8km NNW of Spencer, Oklahoma 2014-06-16 10:31:07 UTC depth=5.9 km
M3.0 about 8km E of Medford, Oklahoma 2014-06-15 17:33:02 UTC 5.0 depth=km
M3.0 about 12km WNW of Medford, Oklahoma 2014-06-15 13:51:25 UTC depth=5.3 km

OKC 16jun2014
Earthquake Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP

A Cluster of Six Quakes Strikes near Noatak, Alaska

The largest shocks measured M58 and M5.7, with five of the quakes occurring within the last hour, as of posting .

EQ Details

  • 4.2 about 42km ENE of Noatak, Alaska (67.658°N 162.003°W) 2014-06-16 12:56:53 UTC depth=15.8 km
  • M3.1 about 31km E of Noatak, Alaska (67.616°N 162.223°W) 2014-06-16 12:28:57 UTC  depth= 5.4 km
  • M3.1 about 25km NE of Noatak, Alaska (67.712°N 162.492°W) 2014-06-16 12:23:07 UTC depth=21.3 km
  • M5.7 about 31km ENE of Noatak, Alaska (67.697°N 162.612°W) 2014-06-16 12:01:08 UTC depth=24.2 km
  • M5.8 about 42km ENE of Noatak, Alaska < (67.684°N 162.000°W) 2014-06-16 12:00:33 UTC depth=15.7 km
  • M3.1 about 41km E of Noatak, Alaska (67.634°N 162.006°W) 2014-06-16 11:38:41 UTC depth=17.0 km

Noatak quakes 16jun2014
Earthquake Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP


The next detailed FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecast will be released together with Bulletin NO. 107  later today,  Monday June 16, 2014.

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