More Quakes Recorded In North, Central Oklahoma


Monday, July 14th 2014, 9:15 am
By: News 9


More earthquakes over 3.0 in magnitude were recorded in Oklahoma on Monday.

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Medford, Oklahoma, early Monday morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake was recorded at 2:15 a.m. Its epicenter was located nine miles southwest of Medford, 20 miles north of Enid, and 86 miles north, northwest of Oklahoma City.

It was about four miles deep.

Another earthquake struck just before noon near the Langston area. The second quake was recorded as a 3.3 on the Richter scale. Its epicenter was located file south, southwest of Langston at a depth of three miles.

No injuries or damage were immediately reported with either earthquake.

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 with quakes 4.0 and above.