4.7 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Oklahomans Awake


Monday, November 30th 2015, 8:11 am
By: News 9


A 4.7 magnitude earthquake shook many Oklahomans awake early Monday morning.

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that a magnitude 4.7 earthquake was recorded at 3:49 a.m. Monday. It was centered 16 miles west, southwest of Medford, and 24 miles north, northwest of Enid.

It was about three miles deep. The USGS originally reported that the earthquake was 4.5 in magnitude. They later upgraded it to a 4.7. 

Many News 9 viewers across the state, including those in the Oklahoma City metro, Tulsa, and more, reported feeling this earthquake.

At 5:50 a.m., another 3.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded four miles east, northeast of Edmond, and 13 miles south of Guthrie. It was about three miles deep. 

At 7 a.m., another 3.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded 12 miles west of Perry, and 21 miles east, southeast of Enid. It was about a mile deep. 

At 12 p.m., a 3.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded 16 miles east of Cherokee, and 24 miles north northwest of Enid. It was at a depth of about three miles. 

At 1:47 p.m., a 3.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded one mile southwest of Mooreland, and eight miles east of Woodward. It was at a depth of about three miles.

At 3:28 p.m., a 3.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded eight miles north northwest of Medford, and 35 miles north of Enid. It was at a depth of about three miles.