A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -95.31069946° West, 35.09801865° North, depth 5 km. Id of earthquake: ok2021efor. Event ids that are associated: us7000deqs, ok2021efor. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 23:13:47 / March 1, 2021 @ 11:13 pm. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:13:47 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Muskogee, Henryetta, Poteau. The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Muskogee (c. 39 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Sallisaw (c. 8 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Poteau (c. 8 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Henryetta (c. 5 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four 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.
Questions or comments?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km ESE of Quinton, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2021 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.