A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma on Friday. Id of earthquake: us10008865. Event ids that are associated: us10008865. The temblor was reported at 08:31:34 / 8:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.63 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 14:31:34 / March 10, 2017 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.8867 West, latitude 36.4664 North, depth = 2.63 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Cushing, Blackwell (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 16 km NNW of Pawnee, Oklahoma.
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