A 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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