USGS: 4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near Oklahoma State Line

Sunday, January 25th 2015, 8:25 am
By: News 9

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake rattled Caldwell, Kansas, in Sumner County, early Sunday morning.

The earthquake struck at approximately 3:36 a.m.

Its epicenter was located five miles south of Caldwell, 31 miles west southwest of Arkansas City, and 32 miles west northwest of Ponca City, Oklahoma at a depth of about 2 and a half miles.

No one has reported any significant damage or injury due to the quake.

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), earthquakes with magnitudes ranging above 4.0 are most likely when damage occurs.