3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Reported Near Chandler

Sunday, May 18th 2014, 9:30 am
By: News 9

The United States Geological Survey reported a 3.0 magnitude earthquake in Lincoln County early Sunday morning.

At 3:29 a.m. Sunday, a quake was recorded nine miles northwest of Chandler, 19 miles southeast of Stillwater, at a depth of over one mile.

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.