A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, longitude -95.33724213 West, latitude 35.14852524 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 17:25:17 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2019pvbb. Id of event: ok2019pvbb. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 23:25:17 / August 13, 2019 @ 11:25 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Okmulgee, Henryetta, Muskogee. The epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Okmulgee (c. 12 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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