Earthquake Reported Near Perry

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 5:26 pm
By: News 9

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported an earthquake near Perry Monday afternoon.

The 3.5 magnitude quake shook the area one mile south of Perry and 16 miles northwest of Stillwater at 4:09 p.m., according to the USGS.

The quake was nearly two 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.