A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us20005aai. Event ids that are associated: us20005aai. The temblor was reported at 16:29:46 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.865 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.8189 West, latitude 36.2958 North, depth = 5.865 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/16 / 2016-03-16 21:29:46 / March 16, 2016 @ 9:29 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tulsa, Skiatook, Guthrie (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 4 km SSW of Pawnee, Oklahoma.
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