Sunday, November 8, 2015

Series Of Earthquakes Rattles Oklahoma


MEDFORD, Oklahoma - Two significant earthquakes and several smaller ones have been reported in Oklahoma Saturday. The USGS said the latest earthquake was at 12:29 p.m. The 4.2 magnitude quake was centered around 7.5 miles northwest of Medford.

Another earthquake woke up many Oklahomans Saturday morning. According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit at 5:11:54 a.m., measuring 4.1 and was centered about 9 miles northwest of Medford.

It was followed by five smaller quakes over the next 40 minutes with the strongest measuring 3.1.

So far no one has reported any damage.

Tami Laudett Morse, who lives in northeast Broken Arrow, said "It woke me. I thought someone was walking around upstairs."

"I was at Hillcrest on the 10th floor. I felt the building sway back and forth a little," said Logan Markham.

"Insomnia...almost back asleep, then BAM. Entire apartment (3rd floor) shook hard for around 10 seconds. Woke my son up. I live in South Tulsa/Jenks area," said Jessica Lynn.
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