A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003n02. Unique identifier: us10003n02. Exact location of event, depth 5.697 km, -96.7763° West, 36.329° North. The temblor was detected at 09:11:16 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 14:11:16 / October 12, 2015 @ 2:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.697 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guthrie, Tulsa, Sapulpa (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km ESE of Pawnee, Oklahoma.
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