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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Pawnee in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.2995S, -96.6789WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100073m6. Id of event: us100073m6. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:26:54 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 9.25 km, -96.6789° West, 36.2995° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 04:26:54 / November 2, 2016 @ 4:26 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.25 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Broken Arrow (c. 98 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bartlesville (c. 35 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Owasso (c. 28 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Catoosa, Broken Arrow (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

Questions or comments?

Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km ESE of Pawnee, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.6789° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2995° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km ESE 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 2016-11-02 04:26:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-02 04:43:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 501 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.71 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 489 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 0.119 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100073m6 Id of event.
Event Code 100073m6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100073m6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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