Seismic Sunday: Several Quakes Shake Up Oklahoma

Sunday, March 8th 2015, 7:12 pm
By: News 9

A 3.2 magnitude earthquake rumbled near the town of Perry, Okla. in what has been a very seismically active Sunday in the state.

The Perry earthquake struck at approximately 5:15 p.m., one mile south southwest of Perry, or about 56 miles north northeast of the OKC metro, at a depth of just over four miles. Another earthquake, a 2.3 magnitude, was recorded in the same area at 4:52 p.m. 

So far, 10 earthquakes have rumbled in Oklahoma on Sunday. The largest quake, a 3.5 magnitude, was recorded near Luther at 11:48 a.m.

Three earthquakes shook near the town of Medford, a 2.7, a 2.8 and a 3.0, respectively. A 2.6 magnitude earthquake shook in virtually the same area just before midnight on Saturday.

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Two earthquakes were also recorded near Guthrie, a 2.5 and a 2.3, respectively.

A 2.0 magnitude quake shook near Stillwater. And a 2.5 magnitude shook near the town of Perkins as well.

There have been no reports of any damage or injuries associated with any of Sunday's 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 higher.