A 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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