A 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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