A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 11:37:25 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.6854 West, latitude 36.3028 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008je3. Unique identifier: us20008je3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 17:37:25 / February 12, 2017 @ 5:37 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Owasso (c. 28 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Collinsville, Owasso (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km ESE of Pawnee, Oklahoma.
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