Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Haskell County, 28 mi northeast of McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA, on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:34 pm (GMT -5) -

Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Haskell County, 28 mi northeast of McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA, on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:34 pm (GMT -5)

Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 7 km depth

25 May 17:36 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
25 May 17:40: Magnitude recalculated from 2.6 to 3.1. Epicenter location corrected by 6.6 km (4.1 mi) towards SSE.
25 May 17:56: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 2.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 7.3 km (from 3.1 to 4.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.1 km (3.8 mi) towards NNW.
Update Tue, 25 May 2021, 17:42
Small 3.1 quake hits near McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA
3.1 quake 25 May 12:34 pm (GMT -5)
3.1 quake 25 May 12:34 pm (GMT -5)
Just 7 minutes ago, a 3.1-magnitude earthquake struck near McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA. The tremor was recorded around noon on Tuesday 25 May 2021 at 12:34 pm local time, at a very shallow depth of 3.1 miles below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.1 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Quinton (pop. 1000) located 4 miles from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Wilburton (pop. 2,700) located 12 miles from the epicenter. In McAlester (pop. 18,300, 28 miles away), Poteau (pop. 8,700, 39 miles away), and Muskogee (pop. 38,500, 45 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: May 25, 2021 17:34:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:34 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 7.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.14567°N / 95.33833°W (Haskell, Oklahoma, United States)
Antipode: 35.146°S / 84.662°E
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) NE of Quinton (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WSW of Stigler (pop: 2,770) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) N of Wilburton (pop: 2,680) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) ENE of McAlester (Pittsburg County) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) S of Muskogee (pop: 38,500) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) WSW of Fort Smith (Arkansas) (pop: 88,200) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Tahlequah (Cherokee County) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) WSW of Van Buren (Arkansas) (pop: 23,100) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSE of Tulsa (pop: 403,500) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) E of Oklahoma City (pop: 631,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.57.3 km3 Km NE of Quinton, OklahomaUSGS

User reports for this quake (5)

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near West Lake Hills, Travis, Texas (575.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Woodward oklahoma (387.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : just moving  
Woodward oklahoma (387.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : just moving  
Vici / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : at 1:25pm my couch started shaking slightly for 15 to 20 seconds  
Woodward, OK / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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