4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Near Medford
GRANT COUNTY, Oklahoma - A 4.2 magnitude earthquake shook near the town of Medford, in Grant County, Monday morning.
The quake was recorded at approximately 10:30 a.m., 14 miles south southeast of Medford, or about 79 miles north of the Oklahoma City metro, at a depth of just less than two miles.
Seven minutes later, a 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck in virtually the same area at a depth of just over five miles.
Then, at 11:29 a.m., a 3.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded 12 miles west northwest of Enid, Okla., in Garfield County.
So far no damage or injuries have been reported with any of Monday's earthquakes.
According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest ones felt by humans. Damage is more likely with quakes at magnitudes of 4.0 and higher.