A 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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