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Minor earthquake, 2.94 mag has occurred near Quinton in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.09801102S, -95.35586548WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 16:39:21 / January 27, 2020 @ 4:39 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020bwub. Id of event: ok2020bwub. Exact location of earthquake, -95.35586548° West, 35.09801102° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:39:21 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Muskogee, Henryetta, Poteau (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km SSE of Quinton, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.35586548° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.09801102° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km SSE 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 2020-01-27 16:39:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-27 16:43:32 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 133 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 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1393210292 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.597808085 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 200.7440338 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 ok2020bwub Id of event.
Event Code 2020bwub An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020bwub, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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