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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Pawnee in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.4258S, -96.9217WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.9217° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4258° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NW 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 2017-02-07 07:13:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-07 07:27:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 130 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 0.02 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 us20008i3m Id of event.
Event Code 20008i3m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008i3m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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