Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 18 mi northeast of McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA, on Sunday, Jun 5, 2022 at 2:24 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 18 mi northeast of McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA, on Sunday, Jun 5, 2022 at 2:24 am (GMT -5) Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 18 mi northeast of McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA, on Sunday, Jun 5, 2022 at 2:24 am (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 5 km depth

5 Jun 07:26 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
5 Jun 07:31: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.5. Epicenter location corrected by 1.8 km (1.1 mi) towards WNW.
Update Sun, 5 Jun 2022, 07:30
Magnitude 3.2 earthquake strikes near McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA
3.2 quake 5 Jun 2:24 am (GMT -5)
3.2 quake 5 Jun 2:24 am (GMT -5)
A very shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported early morning near McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit on Sunday, June 5th, 2022, at 2:24 am local time at a very shallow depth of 3.1 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake, which listed it as a magnitude 3.2 earthquake as well. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 3.2.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Quinton (pop. 1000) located 7 miles from the epicenter, Longtown (pop. 2,700) 12 miles away, Wilburton (pop. 2,700) 15 miles away, North Fork Town (pop. 2,900) 16 miles away, Krebs (pop. 2,000) 17 miles away, and McAlester (pop. 18,300) 19 miles away. In Stigler (pop. 2,800, 24 miles away), Checotah (pop. 3,300, 27 miles away), and Muskogee (pop. 38,500, 47 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 5, 2022 07:24:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Jun 5, 2022 at 2:24 am (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.5
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude35.08204°N / 95.50073°W (Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States)
Antipode35.082°S / 84.499°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities13 km (8 mi) WSW of Quinton (pop: 1,010) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) S of Longtown (pop: 2,740) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) NW of Wilburton (pop: 2,680) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (18 mi) NE of McAlester (Pittsburg County) (pop: 18,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) WSW of Stigler (pop: 2,770) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) S of Checotah (pop: 3,260) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) S of Muskogee (pop: 38,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
188 km (117 mi) ESE of Oklahoma City (pop: 631,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 21.5°C (71 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.55 km12 Km WSW of Quinton, OklahomaUSGS
3.15 kmOKLAHOMAEMSC
3.55 kmOklahomaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

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