3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Pawnee

Sunday, May 11th 2014, 8:48 pm
By: News 9

Another small earthquake struck near the town of Pawnee, Sunday evening.

The earthquake weighed in at a 3.0 on the Richter scale, and was recorded around 7:15 p.m.

The epicenter of the quake was located four miles south of Pawnee, or about 67 miles northeast of the Oklahoma City metro, at a depth of three 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.