Two Earthquakes Rattle Major County

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 6:26 pm
By: News 9

Two earthquakes were recorded Wednesday, in rural Major County.

The first, a 3.5 magnitude temblor struck just after 5 p.m., 2.5 miles to the south of the unincorporated community of Togo, Oklahoma, or about 96 miles northwest of the OKC metro, at a depth of about two and a half miles.

The second, a 3.4 magnitude quake, struck around 7:12 p.m. 

There have been or reports of damage or injuries associated with these 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 greater.