Quaker State: 4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Sleepy Central OK - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

NEWS

Quaker State: 4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Sleepy Central Oklahoma

Posted: Updated:
GUTHRIE, Oklahoma -

Same song. Different verse. Central Oklahoma was again rocked by a palpable earthquake late Sunday night.

A seventh earthquake struck around the Guthrie/Edmond area just before 11 p.m. on Sunday. The latest temblor was the strongest of the bunch, weighing in at a solid 4.2 on the Richter scale, at a depth of just over three miles.

2/14/2014 Related Story: Earthquake Rattles Residents Near Guthrie, Edmond

The epicenter of this latest earthquake was located six miles south southwest of the town of Guthrie, eight miles north of Edmond, or about 21 miles north of the Oklahoma City metro. As with all of this weekend's tremors, several News 9 viewers from all over the state reported feeling the vibrations.

There has been no official word of any injuries or damage associated with any of the earthquakes this weekend.  

2/15/2014 Related Story: Boomshackalacka! Sixth Earthquake Rumbles In Central Oklahoma

Friday was the most seismically active of the recent earthquake outbreak. Five earthquakes struck throughout the day, all in between the cities of Edmond and Guthrie, ranging in magnitudes from 2.7 and 3.1.

Saturday saw a single earthquake rattle through roughly the same area. That quake was recorded as a 3.5.

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.

2/15/2014 Related Story: USGS Reports 4 Earthquakes Near Guthrie, Edmond

Special Features

Desktop Radar

Know when severe weather moves into Oklahoma! Download the I-News Desktop Radar.

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Mobile Alerts

Get breaking news, headlines, weather alerts & more on your cell phone.

Classifieds

Use our free classifieds to find the things you need or sell your items.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

ESP Interactive
Powered by WorldNow
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
TULSA'S OWN TM
GREEN COUNTRY'S OWN TM
Oklahoma's Own Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Tulsa's Own and Green Country's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KOTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.