Earthquakes detected Tuesday afternoon near Loyal

LOYAL, Okla. — A pair of earthquakes, measuring magnitude 3.0 and a 3.2, shook parts of Northwest Oklahoma on Tuesday afternoon, according to U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of the 3.0 quake was 5.2 miles north-northeast of Loyal in Kingfisher County, according to USGS, about 27 miles south-southwest of Enid. It had an approximate depth of 1.2 miles.

A second earthquake, with a magnitude of 3.2, occurred nearby just minutes later at 2:47 p.m. It was 5.6 miles from Loyal in the same direction. The 3.2 quake was comparatively shallow to the first, with a depth of .6 of a mile, according to USGS.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

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