3.9 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Woodward County

Monday, December 1st 2014, 3:46 pm
By: News 9

An earthquake shook up residents near the town of Mooreland, Okla., in Woodward County, just before noon, Monday.

The 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck at approximately 11:57 a.m.

Its epicenter was located seven miles east northeast of Mooreland, 17 miles east northeast of Woodward, or about 112 miles northwest of the Oklahoma City metro, at a depth of just over 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.