ENID, Okla. —
By Cass Rains
Officials have recorded two earthquakes in northwest Oklahoma since Sunday.
The latest happened at 8:25 p.m. Monday northwest of Enid. It measured magnitude 2.9, according to Oklahoma Geological Survey, and was centered near Hillsdale, roughly two miles south of U.S. 64 and five miles west of U.S. 81.
The other quake was early Sunday less than a mile south of Pond Creek. The 4:17 a.m. quake was recorded by U.S. Geological Survey and Oklahoma Geological Survey. It had a 3.1 magnitude and was centered about four-tenths of a mile south of Pond Creek.
No injuries or damage was reported to local authorities.
Earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are general the smallest felt by humans, according to geologists. Damage doesn’t usually, occur with earthquakes below magnitude 4.0.
A pair of earthquakes shook northwest Oklahoma the morning of Oct. 4, less than a week after a trio of quakes shook the same area.
A 2.3 magnitude quake struck two-tenths of a mile south of Kremlin at 10:02 a.m. Oct. 4. Oklahoma Geological Survey also recorded a second 2.2 magnitude quake at 12:31 p.m. four-tenths of a mile west of Medford.
Three earthquakes were recorded in the area Oct. 1.
The first was 3.2 magnitude earthquake centered about three miles north of Kremlin at 2:28 p.m. A second 3.2 quake occurred at 6:28 p.m., according to U.S. Geological Survey. The third, measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, occurred an hour later just nine miles north-northwest of Enid.
ENID, Okla. —
By Cass Rains
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