Two Earthquakes Shake Oklahoma Early Sunday


Sunday, April 19th 2015, 8:00 am
By: News On 6


Two earthquakes shook up Oklahoma residents in the early hours of Sunday.

The first was a 4.1 magnitude earthquake, that struck at approximately 12:27 a.m. Its epicenter was located just four miles west of Langston, 21 miles north northeast of Edmond, and 33 miles north northeast of Oklahoma City. Its depth was over four miles.

The second 3.9 magnitude earthquake, that struck at approximately 1:28 a.m. Its epicenter was located in the same area as the first earthquake at a depth of over four miles.

No injuries or damages have been reported from either earthquake.

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. Damage is more likely with quakes at magnitudes 4.0 and higher.