A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us10006v4p. Event ids that are associated: us10006v4p. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/16 / 2016-10-05 09:54:33 / October 5, 2016 @ 9:54 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 04:54:33 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.796 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.938 West, latitude 36.4065 North, depth = 5.796 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Guthrie, Blackwell. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km WNW of Pawnee, Oklahoma.
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