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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Pawnee in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.3187S, -96.9658WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:31:40 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 17:31:40 / September 9, 2016 @ 5:31 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.08 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.9658 West, latitude 36.3187 North, depth = 9.08 km. Event id: us10006ndu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006ndu.

Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sand Springs, Guthrie, Blackwell (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km W of Pawnee, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.9658° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3187° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 2016-09-09 17:31:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-09 18:02:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 160 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 0.091 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us10006ndu Id of event.
Event Code 10006ndu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006ndu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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