3.4 Magnitude Quake Wakes Residents In Central Oklahoma


Wednesday, January 20th 2016, 4:13 am
By: News 9


An early morning earthquake in Logan County shook some central Oklahoma residents out of bed on Wednesday.

The 3.4 magnitude quake was recorded at approximately 2:55 a.m. Its epicenter was located eight miles south southeast of Guthrie, or about 21 miles north northeast of the Oklahoma City metro, at a depth of about five miles.

Learn more about the quake on the News 9 Earthquakes page.

Several News 9 viewers reported feeling the shaking, but there have been no reports of damage or injuries associated with this quake.

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.