Two Earthquakes Recorded in Payne County

Monday, March 10th 2014, 10:39 am
By: News On 6

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake struck in Payne County Monday morning.  Less than an hour later, a second quake with a 3.0 magnitude shook the same area.   

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the first quake was recorded around 9:11 a.m. seven miles east of Stillwater at a depth of just over three miles.  The second quake in almost the same area was recorded at 9:47 a.m. 

No injuries or damage have been reported.

According to the USGS, earthquakes with magnitudes of around three are generally the smallest ones felt by humans.