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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 2 km ESE of Pawnee, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.329S, -96.7763WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.7763° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.329° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.697 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ESE of Pawnee, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-12 14:11:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-12 15:13:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 139 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10003n02 Id of event.
Event Code 10003n02 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003n02, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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