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November 12, 2013

Storify: 3.4 magnitude earthquake shakes Enid Monday

ENID, Okla. — A 3.4 magnitude earthquake shook the Enid area at about 10 p.m. Monday.

The shaking lasted just a few of seconds, but was reported throughout the Enid area. The News & Eagle building shook briefly, and a low rumble was heard.

According to U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake was centered about 8 miles north-northeast of Enid, just south of Kremlin, at a depth of about 3 miles.

News & Eagle readers responding on Facebook reported hearing a rumble, while others heard a loud boom.

One commenter, Lacey Voth, said: “In Kremlin! Very loud boom and felt like the ground was going to fall out from under my feet. The longest one I have felt yet.”

Another Kremlin resident, Tracy Milne Bittle, said: “Kremlin was rocking, shaking and hearing a LOUD BOOM!!!”

Jessica Scott, of Enid, said: “Yeah I heard a noise then felt the house and bed shake, but for just a sec. Weird. I’ve technically been in all of these but that’s the first I felt.”

Misty Johnson Bundy in North Enid said she felt a “boom and whole house shook.”

Sindy Clemens said she “heard loud boom” and “thought something hit the side of my house.”

Dianne Juhnke, who lives in Willow West, said “the chair I was sitting in actually shook and the lamp shook. Felt like something had rammed into the house!”

Below is a collection of Facebook comments and tweets from Enid and area residents responding to the earthquake:

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