Minor Earthquakes Rattle Oklahoma


Monday, February 19th 2007, 1:06 pm
By: News On 6


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Two minor earthquakes rattled the Midwest City-Del City area early Monday, authorities reported.

The first occurred at 6:12 a.m. with a magnitude of 2.0 on the Richter scale, said Jim Lawson, chief geophysicist for the Oklahoma Geological Survey. Another followed at 6:29 a.m., registering a magnitude of 1.3, he said.

Lawson said the Oklahoma Geological Survey has received comments from 10 residents who felt the quakes.

For information on Oklahoma's earthquakes visit the Oklahoma Geological Survey website.