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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Pawnee in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.3188S, -96.9794WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 23:20:28 / 11:20 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.9794 West, latitude 36.3188 North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 04:20:28 / September 4, 2016 @ 4:20 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006k8v. Id of event: us10006k8v.

Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Enid, Sand Springs. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 15 km W of Pawnee, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.9794° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3188° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km W 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 2016-09-04 04:20:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-04 04:40:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 18 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.02 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 195 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 0.214 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10006k8v Id of event.
Event Code 10006k8v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006k8v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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