Earthquake Shakes Up Harper, Kansas

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 8:08 am
By: News 9

Just before 5 a.m. Sunday, an earthquake shook up residents in Harper, Kansas.

The epicenter of the 3.5 magnitude earthquake was located three miles south southeast of Harper, 42 miles west southwest of Haysville, and 124 miles north northwest of Oklahoma City, at a depth of about four 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.