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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag has occurred near Pawnee in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.4075S, -96.841WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. Event id: us10008wsx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008wsx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 07:03:48 / May 31, 2017 @ 7:03 am. Exact location of earthquake, -96.841° West, 36.4075° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was reported at 01:03:48 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tulsa, Sapulpa, Guthrie.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 8 km NNW of Pawnee, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.841° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4075° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NNW of Pawnee, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-31 07:03:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-31 07:17:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 178 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.044 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008wsx Id of event.
Event Code 10008wsx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008wsx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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