Small Earthquake Hits Grant County


Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 7:39 pm
By: News 9


A small earthquake was recorded near Medford, Ok., in Grant County Wednesday evening.

The 3.0 magnitude quake struck at approximately 5:56 p.m.

Its epicenter was located nine miles south southwest of Medford, 20 miles north of Enid, and 40 miles west of Ponca City.

There have been no reports of injuries or damages associated with the earthquake.

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 4.0 and higher.