A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, longitude -96.9357 West, latitude 36.4258 North, depth = 12.842 km. Id of earthquake: us10006k0k. Event ids that are associated: us10006k0k. The temblor was detected at 10:53:31 / 10:53 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 15:53:31 / September 3, 2016 @ 3:53 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.842 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guthrie, Arkansas City, Blackwell.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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