A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2019xrnu. Id of event: ok2019xrnu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 21:36:15 / December 3, 2019 @ 9:36 pm. The temblor was reported at 15:36:15 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -95.27710724° West, latitude 35.12788773° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Henryetta, Muskogee, Poteau (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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