A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma on Saturday. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:13:45 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -95.33860016° West, latitude 35.10391617° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 02:13:45 / December 1, 2019 @ 2:13 am. Id of earthquake: ok2019xmkl. Event ids that are associated: ok2019xmkl.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Muskogee, Henryetta, Poteau (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 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).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km SE of Quinton, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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