A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from McAlester in Oklahoma on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/18 / 2018-01-07 10:55:40 / January 7, 2018 @ 10:55 am. Exact location of earthquake, -95.8828° West, 35.1225° North, depth 5 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:55:40 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000c1qh. Id of event: us1000c1qh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 23 km (15 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Okmulgee (c. 12 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Seminole (c. 7 500 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Holdenville (c. 5 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Seminole, Okmulgee, Holdenville.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 23 km NNW of McAlester, Oklahoma.
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