A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Longtown in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 23:25:20 / August 13, 2019 @ 11:25 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2019pvbc. Id of event: ok2019pvbc. The temblor was reported at 17:25:20 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.51672363 West, latitude 35.16172791 North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sallisaw, Muskogee, Okmulgee (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Okmulgee (c. 12 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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