A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 10:43:07 / March 12, 2017 @ 10:43 am. Exact location of event, longitude -96.8788 West, latitude 36.4506 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:43:07 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100088i1. Event ids that are associated: us100088i1. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Blackwell, Cushing (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km NNW of Pawnee, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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