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Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 5 Km SSE of Yeager, Oklahoma, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 10:46 am (GMT -5) -

Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 5 Km SSE of Yeager, Oklahoma, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 10:46 am (GMT -5) Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 5 Km SSE of Yeager, Oklahoma, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 10:46 am (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 3 km depth

18 May 15:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
18 May 15:51: Magnitude recalculated from 1.9 to 2.0.
18 May 16:03: Magnitude recalculated from 2.0 to 1.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.7 to 2.5 km (from 1.7 to 1.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.7 km (1 mi) towards NNW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 18, 2022 15:46:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, May 18, 2022 at 10:46 am (GMT -5)
Depth2.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude35.109°N / 96.318°W (Oklahoma, United States)
Antipode35.109°S / 83.682°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities6 km (4 mi) SSE of Yeager (pop: 73) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
8 km (5 mi) ENE of Holdenville (pop: 5,750) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Weleetka (pop: 987) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (21 mi) ESE of Seminole (pop: 7,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) SW of Henryetta (pop: 5,770) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) NE of Ada (Pontotoc County) (pop: 17,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (33 mi) WNW of McAlester (Pittsburg County) (pop: 18,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) ESE of Shawnee (Pottawatomie County) (pop: 31,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 26.3°C (79 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from SSW
Estimated seismic energy released2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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1.72.5 km5 Km SSE of Yeager, OklahomaUSGS
1.72.5 kmOklahomaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.7, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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