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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Pawnee in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.42S, -96.9286WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 09:27:43 / September 22, 2016 @ 9:27 am. Id of earthquake: us10006rkp. Event ids that are associated: us10006rkp. The temblor was detected at 04:27:43 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -96.9286 West, latitude 36.42 North, depth = 8.39 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.39 km (5 miles).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guthrie, Arkansas City, Blackwell (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km NW of Pawnee, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.9286° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.42° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NW 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 2016-09-22 09:27:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-22 09:58:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 129 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 0.012 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us10006rkp Id of event.
Event Code 10006rkp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006rkp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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