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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Pawnee in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.3132S, -96.65WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 21:22:56 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007ewm. Unique identifier: us10007ewm. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 05/12/16 / 2016-12-05 03:22:56 / December 5, 2016 @ 3:22 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -96.65° West, 36.3132° North, depth 5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Claremore, Arkansas City, Guthrie (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Broken Arrow (c. 98 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bartlesville (c. 35 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Owasso (c. 28 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 14 km E of Pawnee, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.65° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3132° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km E 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 2016-12-05 03:22:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-05 03:34:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 26 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.85 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 281 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 0.132 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us10007ewm Id of event.
Event Code 10007ewm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007ewm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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