The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

December 31, 2013

Quake reported between Lahoma, Drummond

Staff reports
Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — A 2.8 magnitude earthquake was reported at 1:24 p.m. today in western Garfield County.

The quake was centered along the Garfield-Major County line, between Lahoma and Drummond. U.S. Geological Survey reported it was 11 miles west-southwest of Enid and 11 miles west-northwest of Waukomis.

It was measured at a depth of 3.1 miles.

It was the second earthquake recorded in as many days this week in northwest Oklahoma. A 2.9 magnitude earthquake was recorded Monday about 12 miles south-southeast of Alva.

Earthquakes with magnitudes of 2.5 to 3 are the smallest generally felt by people, according to U.S. Geological Survey.