A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma on Monday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:53:53 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 20:53:53 / February 6, 2017 @ 8:53 pm. Event id: us20008hzs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008hzs. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.03 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.8912 West, latitude 36.4144 North, depth = 7.03 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sand Springs, Guthrie, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km NW of Pawnee, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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