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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Pawnee in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.4053S, -96.8607WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jyu. Id of event: us10006jyu. The temblor was detected at 07:16:22 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -96.8607° West, latitude 36.4053° North, depth = 3.94 km. Global time and date of event 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 12:16:22 / September 3, 2016 @ 12:16 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.94 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (51 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tulsa, Sapulpa, Guthrie (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NW of Pawnee, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.8607° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4053° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NW 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 2016-09-03 12:16:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-03 13:48:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 178 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 0.264 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us10006jyu Id of event.
Event Code 10006jyu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006jyu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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