A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.64 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.8891 West, latitude 36.4031 North, depth = 4.64 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 15:16:48 / March 15, 2017 @ 3:16 pm. Unique identifier: us20008s9y. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008s9y. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:16:48 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Skiatook, Sand Springs, Guthrie. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 10 km NW of Pawnee, Oklahoma.
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