Multiple Earthquakes Rattle Residents In Central Oklahoma

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 12:11 pm
By: News 9

Multiple earthquakes have been recorded in Oklahoma, on Tuesday.

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake rattled residents in central Oklahoma on Tuesday. The quake struck four miles east northeast of the town of Harrah, or about 24 miles east of the Oklahoma City metro at approximately 10:44 a.m. Its epicenter was recorded at a depth of just less than seven miles.

So far there have been no reports of damage or injuries associated with this quake.

At 1:46 p.m. another 3.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded five miles north of Luther, and 16 miles southeast of Guthrie. It was about four miles deep. 

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