3.6 Magnitude Earthquake Rumbles Near Medford


Sunday, January 18th 2015, 8:22 pm
By: News 9


A small earthquake rumbled near the town of Medford, Okla. in Grant County, Sunday evening.

The 3.6 magnitude quake struck at 7:01 p.m., one mile east southeast of Medford, or about 91 miles north of the OKC metro, at a depth of three miles.

1/18/2015 Related Story: Small Earthquake Rocks Alfalfa County

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

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.