A 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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