USGS Reports Three Earthquakes In Northern Oklahoma


Saturday, September 13th 2014, 10:04 am
By: News 9


The United States Geological Survey reported three earthquakes Saturday morning in northern Oklahoma.

The first earthquake was reported at 3:22 a.m. as a 3.4 magnitude. The epicenter was located 13 miles south, southeast of Medford and 18 miles northeast of Enid. The depth was over three miles.

Then at 11:58 a.m., a 3.3 magnitude quake was reported 16 miles west, southwest of Perry and 21 miles southeast of Enid. The depth was also over three miles.

Just after 3:00 p.m. Saturday, a 3.3 magnitude quake was reported 8 miles southwest of Perry and 21 miles north of Guthrie. The depth was just shy of 2.5 miles.

At 11:10 p.m. Saturday, a 3.3 magnitude earthquake was reported 7 miles south of Perry and 21 miles north, northeast of Guthrie. It's depth was more than three miles.

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.