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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near Pawnee in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.4128S, -96.9153WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Pawnee in Oklahoma. The temblor was picked up at 18:12:48 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/12/18 / 2018-12-02 00:12:48 / December 2, 2018 @ 12:12 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.03 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.9153 West, latitude 36.4128 North, depth = 9.03 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i02y. Id of event: us1000i02y.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sand Springs, Guthrie, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 75 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 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 13 km NW of Pawnee, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.9153° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4128° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NW 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 2018-12-02 00:12:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-02 00:24:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 148 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 0.023 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 us1000i02y Id of event.
Event Code 1000i02y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000i02y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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