The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

April 10, 2012

Small earthquake reported in central Oklahoma

Staff reports
Enid News and Eagle

WELLSTON — A small earthquake shook parts of Lincoln County on Easter.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 2.6-magnitude quake was recorded late Sunday 3 miles west of Wellston.

Lincoln County officials didn’t receive any reports of injuries or damage.

Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest felt by humans.