Small Quake Rattles Residents Near Medford


Sunday, June 29th 2014, 9:54 pm
By: News 9


A small earthquake shook near the town of Medford, Sunday evening.

The quake struck around 8:30 p.m. and weighed in at a 3.1 on the Richter scale. Its epicenter was located five miles west, southwest of Medford, or about 92 miles north of the Oklahoma City metro area, at a depth of just over half a mile.

No damage or injuries have been reported with this earthquake.

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 from quakes at a 4.0 magnitude and higher.