A 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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