A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -96.9233 West, latitude 36.4286 North, depth = 6.59 km. The temblor was reported at 07:02:44 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.59 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006jxs. Unique identifier: us10006jxs. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 12:02:44 / September 3, 2016 @ 12:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was The Village, Broken Arrow, Catoosa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Broken Arrow (c. 98 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Bartlesville (c. 35 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Owasso (c. 28 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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. 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: 14 km NW of Pawnee, Oklahoma.
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