3.7 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Alfalfa County

Saturday, January 24th 2015, 11:12 am
By: News 9

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake hit Cherokee, Okla., in Alfalfa County, Saturday morning.

The quake was recorded at approximately 9:36 a.m.

Its epicenter was located two miles north northeast of Cherokee, 37 miles northwest of Enid, and 63 miles east northeast of Woodward at a depth of just over three miles.

No injuries or significant damage has been reported.

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.