A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 01:13:27 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 07:13:27 / February 7, 2017 @ 7:13 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20008i3m. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008i3m. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.28 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -96.9217° West, 36.4258° North, depth 6.28 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guthrie, Arkansas City, Blackwell. Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 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 NW of Pawnee, Oklahoma.
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