A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.8948 West, latitude 36.4255 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 11:37:08 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006kcd. Event ids that are associated: us10006kcd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 16:37:08 / September 4, 2016 @ 4:37 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Blackwell, Cushing. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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