A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/19 / 2019-11-18 03:20:27 / November 18, 2019 @ 3:20 am. Unique identifier: ok2019wotc. Ids that are associated to the event: ok2019wotc. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:20:27 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.32540131 West, latitude 35.10685349 North, depth = 5 km.
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Muskogee, Henryetta, Poteau. Close 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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