A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. Unique identifier: us10007pbb. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007pbb. Exact location of event, longitude -96.9165 West, latitude 36.4055 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/01/17 / 2017-01-02 19:44:23 / January 2, 2017 @ 7:44 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:44:23 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Sapulpa, Skiatook (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km NW of Pawnee, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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