A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -96.7352° West, 36.4032° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 08:56:46 / January 31, 2016 @ 8:56 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004w4l. Id of event: us20004w4l. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:56:46 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bartlesville (c. 35 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Owasso (c. 28 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jenks, Collinsville, Owasso.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NE of Pawnee, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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