A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -96.7301° West, latitude 36.3912° North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/12/16 / 2016-12-18 11:50:21 / December 18, 2016 @ 11:50 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:50:21 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008296. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008296. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tulsa, Sapulpa, Blackwell.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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