A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.528 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 11:04:34 / February 6, 2017 @ 11:04 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:04:34 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008i24. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008i24. Exact location of event, depth 4.528 km, -96.9792° West, 36.3193° North.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guthrie, Blackwell, Ponca City.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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: 15 km W of Pawnee, Oklahoma.
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