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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag has occurred near Quinton in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.10575485S, -95.33958435WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:53:29 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/19 / 2019-11-12 11:53:29 / November 12, 2019 @ 11:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, -95.33958435° West, 35.10575485° North, depth 5 km. Unique identifier: ok2019wela. Ids that are associated to the event: ok2019wela. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Muskogee, Henryetta, Poteau. Epicenter of the event 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), 65 km (41 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km ESE of Quinton, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.33958435° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.10575485° 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 2019-11-12 11:53:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-12 11:57:45 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 125 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 38 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.143249616 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8876953712 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 200.818222 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 ok2019wela Id of event.
Event Code 2019wela An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2019wela, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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