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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Pawnee in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.434S, -96.9313WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 21:45:23 / September 3, 2016 @ 9:45 pm. The temblor was detected at 16:45:23 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.9313 West, latitude 36.434 North, depth = 8.174 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.174 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10006k6f. Event ids that are associated: us10006k6f.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guthrie, Arkansas City, Cushing (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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 NW of Pawnee, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.9313° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.434° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.174 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km 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 2016-09-03 21:45:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-01 03:04:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10006k6f Id of event.
Event Code 10006k6f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006k6f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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