USGS: Small Earthquake Shakes Near Medford

Friday, January 16th 2015, 5:54 pm

By: News 9

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported an earthquake in northern Oklahoma early Friday evening.

The 3.2 magnitude earthquake shook the area 16 miles south, southeast of Medford and 19 miles northeast of Enid at 4:29 p.m., according to the USGS.

The earthquake was more than 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.


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