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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag strikes near Quinton in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.07475662S, -95.35205078WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 08:39:29 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ok2020cftp. Event ids that are associated: ok2020cftp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -95.35205078° West, 35.07475662° North, depth 5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 14:39:29 / February 1, 2020 @ 2:39 pm.

Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Muskogee, Henryetta, Sallisaw (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SSE of Quinton, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.35205078° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.07475662° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km 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 2020-02-01 14:39:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-01 14:42:49 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 125 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 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.159249872 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5448020427 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 232.4237823 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 ok2020cftp Id of event.
Event Code 2020cftp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020cftp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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