A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 20:20:45 / July 8, 2017 @ 8:20 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.81 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.9111 West, latitude 36.4202 North, depth = 3.81 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:20:45 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009wt3. Id of event: us20009wt3.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 36 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/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guthrie, Arkansas City, Blackwell (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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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