Small Quake Detected in Oklahoma

May 10, 2010

An earthquake struck eastern Oklahoma County on May 7.

The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed that a 3.1-magnitude quake occurred about 11 miles northeast of Midwest City, Okla., about 7:44 a.m.

There were no reports of damage or injuries.

Central Oklahoma has seen several earthquakes in recent months, the strongest of which was a 4.1-magnitude tremor near Sparks on Feb. 27.

Researchers say quakes of 2.5 to 3.0 magnitude are typically the smallest felt by humans.

Was this article valuable?

Here are more articles you may enjoy.