A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -95.3636322° West, 35.08335114° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:42:02 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ok2020crmn. Unique identifier: ok2020crmn. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 00:42:02 / February 8, 2020 @ 12:42 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Muskogee, Henryetta, Poteau (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 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 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 has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 4 km S of Quinton, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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