A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. Exact location, longitude -96.8919° West, latitude 36.43° North, depth = 5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 12:57:36 / September 3, 2016 @ 12:57 pm. Event id: us10006jyb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jyb. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 07:57:36 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Blackwell, Cushing (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km NW of Pawnee, Oklahoma.
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