Earthquake, 3.5, Shakes Near Medford


Thursday, May 8th 2014, 5:02 pm
By: News 9


A small earthquake was recorded near the town of Medford, Thursday afternoon.

The earthquake weighed in at a 3.5 on the Richter scale, and was recorded around 3:40 p.m.

The epicenter of the quake was located 17 miles south southeast of Medford, or about 75 miles north of the Oklahoma City metro, at a depth of just over two 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.