Work week off to a shaky start after an Oklahoma earthquake; 7 quakes rattled OK over the weekend
MEDFORD, Okla. – All is quiet now in Medford, Okla. after a 3.9 magnitude earthquake shook the northern Oklahoma area early Monday morning.
The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake happened around 2:15 a.m. Monday about 10 miles southwest of Medford east of the Great Salt Plains Lake.
Meanwhile, seven earthquakes across Oklahoma were recorded over the weekend.
Authorities with the U.S. Geological Survey say a 2.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded near the town of Jones at 2:03 a.m. on Sunday.
Just a six hours later, a smaller earthquake was felt in Langston.
Experts say a 2.7 was recorded around 9:39 a.m. with the epicenter near Langston.
Less than 15 minutes later, the largest earthquake of the morning was felt near the city of Guthrie.
That’s where the U.S. Geological Survey says a 2.9 magnitude quake was recorded around 9:51 a.m.
Those came just one day after a 4.3 earthquake was felt in the town of Langston.