A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma. All ids that are associated to the event: ok2020yxol. Unique identifier: ok2020yxol. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.34490204 West, latitude 35.11629105 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 10:17:08 / December 20, 2020 @ 10:17 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:17:08 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Muskogee, Henryetta, Poteau (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km ESE of Quinton, Oklahoma.
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