4 Quakes Rattle Near Jones In Less Than 12 Hours


Sunday, November 28th 2010, 9:32 pm
By: News 9


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JONES, Oklahoma -- Four earthquakes rocked near Jones Saturday evening and Sunday morning in less than 12 hours.

The first earthquake, a 3.2 magnitude hit at about 8:45 p.m. Saturday. The second, a 3.0 magnitude quake, struck less than an hour later at 9:26 p.m. A third 2.9 magnitude quake hit just two minutes later at 9:28 p.m. between Jones and Luther. The fourth quake, a 3.3 magnitude quake, struck at 7:46 Sunday morning and was about 5 miles northeast of Jones and 5 miles southwest of Luther.

No damage was reported from any of the earthquakes. Researchers said 2.5 to 3.0 magnitude quakes are typically the smallest felt by people.

Report feeling Saturday's earthquakes.

Two earthquakes hit near Luther Wednesday evening. The first earthquake, a 4.2 magnitude, was felt by residents as far as south as Norman.