A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 21:43:59 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 02:43:59 / September 4, 2016 @ 2:43 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006k8g. Id of event: us10006k8g. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.9836 West, latitude 36.3206 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guthrie, Blackwell, Ponca City (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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