The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

February 18, 2014

Minor quake reported near Medford

Staff reports
Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — A minor earthquake was reported Tuesday morning near Medford.

The magnitude 2.7 quake happened at 8:22 a.m., according to U.S. Geological Survey. It was centered 6 miles south-southeast of Medford, or about 23 miles north-northeast of Enid.

It was measured at a depth of about 3.1 miles.

Two earthquakes, measuring 3.3 and 2.8, were reported in the Medford area last week.

Earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 generally are the smallest felt by humans, according to geologists.