3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near Perry


Saturday, April 26th 2014, 9:59 pm
By: News 9


A small earthquake was recorded near the town of Perry, Saturday evening.

The quake was measured at a 3.0 on the Richter scale. It struck just before 8 p.m., one mile west southeast of the town of Perry, Okla., or about 57 miles north northeast of the OKC metro, at a depth of less than a mile.

No damage or injuries have been reported with this earthquake.

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake rumbled near Crescent, Okla. just before 5:30 p.m. Saturday and a 3.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Perry on Friday evening as well.

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.