A 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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