Earthquake rumbles east of Enid

Oklahoma’s latest earthquake happened early Monday morning in the north central part of the state.

The 2.9 magnitude quake happened around 2:50 a.m. and its epicenter was closed to the town of Lucien which is about 22 miles east of Enid.

The U.S. Geological Survey issued the following information about the  earthquake which is in the region of wastewater disposal wells where state regulators have asked operators to lower their injection of fluids.

Event type:                       Earthquake
Region:                           Oklahoma
Geographic coordinates:           36.279N,  97.502W
Magnitude:                        2.9
Depth:                            5 km
Universal Time (UTC):             13 May 2019  07:49:44
Time near the Epicenter:          13 May 2019  02:49:44
Local standard time in your area: 13 May 2019  01:49:44

Location with respect to nearby cities:
4.3 km (2.7 mi) W of Lucien, Oklahoma
36.2 km (22.4 mi) ESE of Enid, Oklahoma
43.8 km (27.2 mi) WNW of Stillwater, Oklahoma
44.9 km (27.9 mi) N of Guthrie, Oklahoma
90.0 km (55.8 mi) N of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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