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Minor earthquake: M2.99 quake has struck near Quinton in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.0860939S, -95.4409256WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:16:33 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.5738880634 km (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 19:16:33 / February 7, 2020 @ 7:16 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020crbu. Id of event: ok2020crbu. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.4409256 West, latitude 35.0860939 North, depth = 0.5738880634 km.

Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Okmulgee (c. 12 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Okmulgee, Poteau, Muskogee (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km WSW of Quinton, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.4409256° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.0860939° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.5738880634 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WSW 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 2020-02-07 19:16:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-07 19:34:59 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 138 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 0.1180368364 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6941680795 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 226.0841064 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 ok2020crbu Id of event.
Event Code 2020crbu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020crbu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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