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Minor earthquake, 2.94 mag strikes near Quinton in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.09801865S, -95.31069946WA 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.

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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. 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.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.31069946° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.09801865° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km ESE 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 2021-03-01 23:13:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-01 23:28:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 133 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 ,us,ok, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 43 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1662932783 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7437440728 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 202.6120148 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 ok2021efor Id of event.
Event Code 2021efor An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000deqs,ok2021efor, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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