Small Earthquake Rumbles Near Guthrie


Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 11:09 pm
By: News 9


A small earthquake shook up residents near Guthrie, Wednesday night.

The quake was measured as a 3.6 on the Richter scale and struck just after 8:30 p.m.

The epicenter of the quake was located six miles south southwest of Guthrie, or about 21 miles north of the Oklahoma City metro, at a depth of six miles.

No damage or injuries have been reported with either 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.