A 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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