A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 15:40:31 / November 5, 2016 @ 3:40 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100074bs. Id of event: us100074bs. The temblor was picked up at 10:40:31 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -96.7724° West, 36.3404° North, depth 5 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tulsa, Sapulpa, Skiatook. Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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. 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: 2 km E of Pawnee, Oklahoma.
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