3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Reported Near Cherokee


Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 9:45 pm
By: News 9


The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported an earthquake near Cherokee, Tuesday night.

The 3.2 magnitude quake shook the area eight miles northeast of Cherokee and 38 miles northwest of Enid at 8:08 p.m., according to the USGS.

The earthquake was more than three miles deep.

There are no reports of major injury or damage at this time.

According to the USGS, earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest ones felt by humans. Damage is more likely from quakes at a 4.0 magnitude and higher.