3.6 Earthquake Rattles Residents In Okfuskee County

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 8:51 pm
By: News 9

A 3.6 magnitude earthquake shook up residents near the town of Boley, Okla. in Okfuskee County, Wednesday evening.

The quake was recorded just before 7:30 p.m., nine miles south, southwest of Boley, or about 55 miles east of the Oklahoma City metro, at a depth of about six and a half miles. Being nine miles south of Boley actually put the earthquake near the border of the Okfuskee and Seminole County line.

The earthquake was originally recorded as a 3.8 magnitude and was later revised down to a 3.6.

No damage or injuries have been reported with this earthquake.

11/12/2014 Related Story: Kansas Quake, 4.8, Shakes Up Residents Across Oklahoma

Earlier on Wednesday, a 4.8 magnitude earthquake was felt all across the state. That earthquake originated in Conway Springs, Kansas.

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 earthquakes at magnitudes 4.0 and higher.