Earthquake Rumbles Near Medford


Friday, January 23rd 2015, 5:15 pm
By: News 9


An earthquake was recorded near the town of Medford, Okla., Friday afternoon.

The 3.1 magnitude struck at approximately 3:48 p.m.

Its epicenter was located ten miles south southeast of Medford, 21 northeast of Enid, and 31 miles west of Ponca City at a depth of just over three miles.

There have been no reports of damage or injuries associated with this 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.