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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 2 km SE of Quinton, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.10741806S, -95.349823WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2019zafg. Id of event: ok2019zafg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 21:03:20 / December 22, 2019 @ 9:03 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:03:20 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.349823 West, latitude 35.10741806 North, depth = 5 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Muskogee, Henryetta, Poteau. Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km SE of Quinton, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.349823° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.10741806° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SE 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 2019-12-22 21:03:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-22 21:07:35 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 121 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 34 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1359861195 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5640596633 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 200.2599487 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 ok2019zafg Id of event.
Event Code 2019zafg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2019zafg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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