A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma. Unique identifier: ok2020cqat. Ids that are associated to the event: ok2020cqat. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3.12-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:37:27 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 05:37:27 / February 7, 2020 @ 5:37 am. Exact location of event, longitude -95.36560822 West, latitude 35.08226395 North, depth = 5 km.
Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Muskogee, Henryetta, Poteau (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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