A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/19 / 2019-08-17 23:18:05 / August 17, 2019 @ 11:18 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -95.31860352 West, latitude 35.12080002 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:18:05 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ok2019qciv. Unique identifier: ok2019qciv.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Muskogee, Henryetta, Poteau. Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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 E of Quinton, Oklahoma.
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