5.1 Major County earthquake gets everyone’s attention

5.1 Major County earthquake gets everyone’s attention

Logan County, along with a good part of Oklahoma, was shaking after an earthquake shook the region just after 11 a.m. A 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck at approximately at 11:07 a.m. Its epicenter was ear Fairview, Okla. in Woods County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was 1.2 miles deep. About 10 minutes later, a 3.9 aftershock […]

USGS reports small earthquake in Guthrie on Thursday

USGS reports small earthquake in Guthrie on Thursday

Guthrie was rattled by an earthquake on Thursday afternoon. A 2.9 magnitude earthquake struck at approximately at 2:27 p.m. Its epicenter was located north of town between Midwest Blvd. ad Pine St. near County Road 72, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was 5.3 miles deep. No damages or injuries associated with the earthquake have been […]

Early morning quake shakes Guthrie

Early morning quake shakes Guthrie

It was an early morning for some Guthrie residents on Wednesday. A 3.4 magnitude earthquake struck at approximately at 2:55 a.m. Its epicenter was located north of E. Charter Oak Rd and west of Post Road, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake was near the Charter Oak Hills housing addition. It was 5.6 miles deep. […]

Earthquakes within minutes shake Oklahoma

Earthquakes within minutes shake Oklahoma

Oklahoma was shaking on Wednesday evening, twice. The larger than normal earthquakes were felt throughout Central Oklahoma, including Guthrie. A 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck at approximately at 10:27 p.m. Its epicenter was located near Fairview, Oklahoma, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A minute later a 4.8 quake struck near Alva, Oklahoma. The Fairview quake was 3.3 miles deep and the […]

VBS helps Guthrie students and earthquake victims in Nepal

VBS helps Guthrie students and earthquake victims in Nepal

First Christian Church celebrated Vacation Bible School this past week with several outreach projects. One project involved bringing water bottles to help fill the Guthrie Public School buses in an effort to ease the ride for students as hot weather looms once school returns to session in August. The children collected bottles throughout the week […]

EARTHQUAKES: In oil-friendly Okla., Gov. Fallin moved slowly on ‘awkward’ issue of quakes |www.eenews.net

OKLAHOMA CITY — As she knocked on the federal government’s door for aid in the wake of a damaging earthquake in 2011, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) avoided talking about one aspect of the earthquake — its cause. Too “awkward,” said Fallin’s communications director, Alex Weintz. “The problem is, some people are trying to blame […]

Senate Minutes: Earthquakes leave you feeling more than just a little shaken

Senate Minutes: Earthquakes leave you feeling more than just a little shaken

Statewide, there were 109 quakes in 2013 that were measured at a magnitude of 3 or higher.  In 2014, that number was 585.  According to the office of the Secretary of Energy and Environment, the pace of earthquake activity in Oklahoma has definitely accelerated this year.  The current average rate is approximately 600 times historical […]