3.5 Magnitude Quake Shakes In Garfield County


Saturday, November 8th 2014, 7:58 pm
By: News 9


The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported an earthquake near Perry Saturday evening.

The 3.5 magnitude quake shook the area 15 miles west, northwest of Perry and 17 miles east, southeast of Enid at 6:35 p.m., according to the USGS.

The earthquake was less than a mile deep. It was the second earthquake occurring near Perry Saturday.

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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.