Earthquakes Strike Again

Ponca City Now - January 5, 2014 9:15 am

LANGSTON, Okla. (AP) – No damage was reported after several earthquakes hit Oklahoma on Saturday.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the largest of the three had a preliminary magnitude of 3.7. Its epicenter was 10 miles north-northwest of Langston and 13 miles west of Stillwater. It struck at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

A preliminary 3.5-magnitude quake was reported at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Its epicenter was 1 mile north-northeast of Cherokee.

The USGS says a third earthquake hit at about 3:30 p.m. Saturday. That quake had a preliminary magnitude of 3.2 with an epicenter 9 miles north-northwest of Chandler.

 

Latest Stories

Oklahoma virus death toll since start of pandemic tops 8,000

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports the number of deaths due...

2 children killed in separate Oklahoma City shootings

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police say two children are dead after separate, unrelated shootings....

Ex-attorney, boyfriend charged in Oklahoma triple homicide

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma City attorney and her boyfriend have been charged with...