24 earthquakes recorded in past 24 hours

Ponca City Now - January 7, 2016 9:20 am

More than 20 earthquakes have been recorded in the Fairview and Alva areas in the past 24 hours, and another three earthquakes were recorded in the Edmond area since 9:30 Wednesday morning.

The quakes ranged in magnitude from 2.5 to 4.8 in Fairview, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s earthquake map.

Dale Grant, a geophysicist with the USGS, says residents in an eight-state area probably felt the tremors recorded at 10:27 p.m. Wednesday at Fairview which were magnitude 4.8 and 4.7.

The most recent quake was recorded at 7:41 a.m. Thursday and had a magnitude of 3.6. It was centered near Fairview.


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