Shallow Earthquake Rattles Grant County


Friday, November 21st 2014, 10:18 pm
By: News 9


The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported an earthquake in Grant County Friday night. 

The 3.0 magnitude quake shook the area 10 miles east, southeast of Medford and 25 miles west of Ponca City at 8:53 p.m., according to the USGS.

The earthquake was less than a mile 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.