2.8 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Chickasha


Saturday, July 27th 2013, 9:46 pm
By: News 9


Another earthquake shook in Oklahoma on Saturday, this one in the central part of the state near the town of Chickasha, Saturday night.

The 2.8 magnitude quake struck just after 8 p.m. one mile east of Chickasha, about 34 miles southwest of the OKC metro, at a depth of about a mile and a half.

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Earlier on Saturday a 3.1 magnitude quake shook near the town of Tonkawa, Okla., near the Oklahoma – Kansas border, at around 3:30 p.m.

No injuries or damage have been reported with this earthquake.

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), quakes with magnitudes from 2.5 to 3 are generally the smallest ones felt by humans.