Earthquake strikes north-central Oklahoma

TONKAWA, Oklahoma – Another earthquake has struck north-central Oklahoma.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the 3.9-magnitude quake struck before 2 p.m. Friday.

Residents in Wichita reported that they felt the shaking.

It struck 17 miles west, southwest of Tonkawa, 19 miles northeast of Enid, 29 miles west, southwest of Ponca City, and 75 miles north of Oklahoma City.

The latest quake follows a handful of temblors in the state.

Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are the smallest that are felt by humans.

Earthquakes below magnitude 4.0 generally do not cause damage.

 

 

 

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