Lengthy earthquake rolls through Guthrie

Lengthy earthquake rolls through Guthrie

Updated at 7 a.m. – The same area was hit with a second earthquake registering over 4.0 at 5:19 a.m. Related story: Logan County rocked by second 4+ earthquake 

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It was an unusual earthquake on late Monday evening. Although, there have been stronger quakes, this particular earth rattler lasted longer than most quakes felt in the Guthrie area.

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck at approximately at 11:53 p.m. in Crescent. Its epicenter was along Highway 74 between County Roads 70 and 71, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

It was 3.1 miles deep.

On Monday, USGS released maps revealing potential ground-shaking hazards from both human-induced and natural earthquakes. Related story: USGS reveals maps of Oklahoma as highest chance of damage; Governor says State Regulators are taking correct action

2 Responses to "Lengthy earthquake rolls through Guthrie"

  1. Deborah Wolek   March 28, 2016 at 11:24 pm

    This quake was the scariest, it went on for too long, house was shaking and rattled at least 40 seconds or more. Woke me.

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