A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 08:28:18 / September 23, 2016 @ 8:28 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.72 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10006rxa. Event ids that are associated: us10006rxa. Exact location, longitude -96.9151° West, latitude 36.4193° North, depth = 2.72 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:28:18 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter 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), 76 km (47 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guthrie, Arkansas City, Blackwell (min 5000 pop). 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 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km NW of Pawnee, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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