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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 12 km ESE of Pawnee, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.3078S, -96.6745WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.48 km (5 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 08:57:02 / November 2, 2016 @ 8:57 am. Exact location, longitude -96.6745° West, latitude 36.3078° North, depth = 7.48 km. The temblor was reported at 03:57:02 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100073nq. Ids that are associated to the event: us100073nq.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Collinsville, Owasso, Glenpool. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Owasso (c. 28 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 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 in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 12 km ESE of Pawnee, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.6745° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3078° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.48 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 08:57:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-02 11:56:55 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 0.117 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us100073nq Id of event.
Event Code 100073nq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100073nq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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