2 Earthquakes Recorded In NW Oklahoma


Thursday, April 19th 2018, 4:06 am

By: Brieon Sumlin


Two earthquakes struck overnight in northwest Oklahoma Thursday.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported the first 3.8 magnitude earthquake shortly after 1:30 a.m. in Major County.

The quake was just over 3 miles deep. Its epicenter was reported 11 miles south, southeast of Waynoka, 19 miles west of Cleo Springs, and 96 miles northwest of Oklahoma City.  

The second earthquake occurred just before 2:30 a.m. in Kingfisher County with a 3.2 magnitude. Its epicenter was 3 miles north of Dover, 12 miles north of Kingfisher and 43 miles north, northwest of Oklahoma City.

The earthquake was less than 3 miles deep. 

No immediate reports of damage or injury were reported.

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