USGS: Two Earthquakes Shake Near Medford
MEDFORD, Oklahoma - The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported two earthquakes in northern Oklahoma Tuesday evening.
The 3.0 magnitude quake shook the area 16 miles west, southwest of Medford and 24 miles north, northwest of Enid at 7:10 p.m., according to the USGS.
The earthquake was nearly two miles deep.
Then at 7:15 p.m., a shallow, 3.6 magnitude earthquake shook 16 miles south, southeast of Medford and 19 miles northeast of Enid according to the USGS.
There are no reports of major injury or damage at this time.
According to the USGS, earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest ones felt by humans. Damage is more likely from quakes at a 4.0 magnitude and higher.