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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Pawnee in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.3295S, -96.98WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:45:02 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -96.98 West, latitude 36.3295 North, depth = 6.73 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006p69. Unique identifier: us10006p69. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.73 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 23:45:02 / September 12, 2016 @ 11:45 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guthrie, Blackwell, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (15 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km W of Pawnee, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.98° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3295° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.73 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 2016-09-12 23:45:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-13 00:06:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 121 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 0.089 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 us10006p69 Id of event.
Event Code 10006p69 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006p69, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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