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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Pawnee in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.4193S, -96.9151WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.9151° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4193° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km 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 2016-09-23 08:28:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-23 08:43:37 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 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 0.017 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us10006rxa Id of event.
Event Code 10006rxa An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006rxa, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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