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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 13 km WNW of Pawnee, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.3797S, -96.9449WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 11:44:10 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20007gij. Unique identifier: us20007gij. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/16 / 2016-10-23 16:44:10 / October 23, 2016 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.041 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.9449 West, latitude 36.3797 North, depth = 5.041 km.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Guthrie, Blackwell (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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: 13 km WNW of Pawnee, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.9449° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3797° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.041 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km WNW 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 2016-10-23 16:44:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-06 21:25:05 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20007gij Id of event.
Event Code 20007gij An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007gij, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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