Earthquake swarm rattles central Oklahoma

Earthquake (KSN File Photo)
Earthquake (KSN File Photo)

GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) – No injuries or damage were reported after a series of earthquakes rattled central Oklahoma overnight, including a 4.1-magnitude temblor that woke many residents near Guthrie.

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded four earthquakes near Perry late Wednesday and early Thursday, and two more earthquakes near Guthrie early Thursday.

The largest of the quakes had a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 and was centered 6 miles south-southwest of Guthrie. It struck shortly after 2:30 a.m. Thursday. Another quake – this time with a 3.7 magnitude – was reported shortly after 3 a.m. in the same area.

A series of earthquakes also hit Perry between 11:30 p.m. Wednesday and 2 a.m. Thursday. The largest of the quakes had a preliminary magnitude of 3.3 and was centered 11 miles northeast of Perry. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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