Powerful Earthquake Rattles Oklahoma

Monday, July 27th 2015, 2:35 pm
By: Richard Clark

A powerful earthquake rattled northeast Oklahoma Monday afternoon.

The quake shook the News On 6 studios at 1:12 p.m. Reports starting coming in to the newsroom from all over Oklahoma and even into Kansas about the quake.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake measured 4.5 and was centered about six miles northwest of Crescent, Oklahoma in Logan County. That followed a 4.0 quake that hit at 12:49 p.m. centered in the same place. The Oklahoma Geological Survey recorded the same numbers.

Visit the News On 6 earthquake page.

People in Fairfax, Tahlequah, Stillwater, Claremore and south Tulsa reported feeling the quake. Folks in Dewar and Weleetka also say they felt it. Other reports came in from as far away as Wichita. 

If you felt the earthquake, the U.S. Geological Survey wants you to describe your experience by posting on its web site.

Report your earthquake experience to the U.S. Geological Survey.

You can also read what other people have to say there.