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Minor earthquake, 3.56 mag strikes near Quinton in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.13610458S, -95.32196808WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2019prob. Id of event: ok2019prob. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -95.32196808° West, 35.13610458° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 01:26:46 / August 12, 2019 @ 1:26 am. The 3.56-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:26:46 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Okmulgee, Henryetta, Muskogee (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Okmulgee (c. 12 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 4 km ENE of Quinton, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.56 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.32196808° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.13610458° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km ENE of Quinton, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-12 01:26:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-12 01:31:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.471 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 automatic 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 195 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ok The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ok, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 61 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.9876087904 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.905246335 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83.57764053 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ok2019prob Id of event.
Event Code 2019prob An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2019prob, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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