the republic logo

North central Oklahoma shaken by earthquake; magnitude 3.5 temblor recorded west of Perry


OKLAHOMA CITY — Parts of north central Oklahoma have been shaken by an earthquake.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.5 temblor was recorded at 2:07 p.m. Sunday in Garfield County about 13 miles west of Perry. It was recorded at a depth of less than two miles.

Earlier Sunday, a 2.9 magnitude earthquake was recorded about eight miles north of Guthrie in Logan County. It was recorded about 9 a.m. at a depth of about three miles.

Authorities say no injuries or damage was reported. Geologists say damage is not likely from quakes of below magnitude 4.0.

The Oklahoma Geological Survey said earlier this week it is "very likely" that most of the state's recent earthquakes were triggered by the subsurface injection of wastewater from oil and natural gas drilling operations.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.

We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)


Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.