A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 13:41:39 / October 23, 2019 @ 1:41 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:41:39 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2019uuan. Id of event: ok2019uuan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.34083557 West, latitude 35.10990524 North, depth = 5 km.
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. Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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