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Minor earthquake: M2.87 quake has struck near Quinton in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.10990524S, -95.34083557WA 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km ESE of Quinton, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.34083557° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.10990524° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ESE of Quinton, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-23 13:41:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-23 13:45:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 127 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ok The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ok, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1397291124 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4698780629 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 208.0209579 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ok2019uuan Id of event.
Event Code 2019uuan An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2019uuan, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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