As the headline of this article was being typed out another one hit. Yep, earthquake. Logan County has again been hit with numerous earthquakes over night, including five with a magnitude of 3.0 or higher.
In just over six hours, the southern portion of the county felt registered quakes of a 3.9, 3.6, two at 3.3, 3.0 and 2.9, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. However, several residents in the area report there have been several small quakes that were felt but not registered, including the earthquake felt at the start of this article.
Last Saturday morning, eight registered (2.8 or higher) quakes struck the area and was followed up with three quakes on Monday. Related story: Earthquakes are rocking Logan County, again
Related story: Two additional earthquakes push overnight total to eight
According to the USGS numbers, 15 of the 17 quakes in the past week have registered a 3.0 or higher and eight with a magnitude at 3. 5 or higher. The largest quakes registered in that time frame were 4.1 and a 4.2.
Earthquake Track reports 46 registered quakes (1.5 or higher) in the past seven days, 129 in the past month and 1,171 in the past year.
All six of the registered morning quakes centered around the Midwest Blvd. and E. Charter Oak Road intersection. Three to the southwest, two to the northwest and one tremor to the north of the intersection.
The largest quake was recorded at 12:54 with a magnitude of 3.9.
11:35 pm – 3.6
12:18 am – 2.9
12:54 am – 3.9
1:19 am – 3.3
2:48 am – 3.0
5:49 am – 3.3