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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag has occurred near Quinton in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.12076569S, -95.34198761WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Quinton in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, longitude -95.34198761 West, latitude 35.12076569 North, depth = 5 km. Global time and date of event 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 10:13:10 / December 8, 2020 @ 10:13 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020ybqh. Id of event: ok2020ybqh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:13:10 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Muskogee, Henryetta, Poteau (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 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).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km E of Quinton, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.34198761° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.12076569° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km E 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 2020-12-08 10:13:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-08 10:16:25 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 125 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 ,ok, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 42 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1320951283 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.000933661 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150.6611557 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 ok2020ybqh Id of event.
Event Code 2020ybqh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020ybqh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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