A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -96.9133° West, 36.4224° North, depth 5.53 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000988n. Id of event: us1000988n. The temblor was picked up at 14:20:24 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 20:20:24 / July 8, 2017 @ 8:20 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.53 km (3 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guthrie, Arkansas City, Blackwell (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 13 km NW of Pawnee, Oklahoma.
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