Another earthquake recorded in zone near Pawnee and Cushing

Oklahoma’s latest earthquake was recorded Monday in northern Oklahoma near the town of Coyle. It was in the same geographical area of Cushing and Pawnee where larger quakes have been recorded. Those quakes, the strongest of which was 5.8 magnitude near Pawnee in 2016 resulted in some lawsuits filed against oil and gas companies.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported it was a magnitude 2.9 with an epicenter only a mile from the Logan county town located just north of Langston.  It happened around 2:45 p.m. and recording equipment indicated its epicenter was nearly 4 miles deep.

Here is the data provided by the USGS.

Event type:                       Earthquake
Region:                           Oklahoma
Geographic coordinates:           35.967N,  97.221W
Magnitude:                        2.9
Depth:                            8 km
Universal Time (UTC):             24 Sep 2018  19:46:06
Time near the Epicenter:          24 Sep 2018  14:46:06
Local standard time in your area: 24 Sep 2018  13:46:06

Location with respect to nearby cities:
1.7 km (1.0 mi) NE of Coyle, Oklahoma
20.9 km (13.0 mi) ENE of Guthrie, Oklahoma
22.0 km (13.7 mi) SW of Stillwater, Oklahoma
41.9 km (26.0 mi) NE of Edmond, Oklahoma
61.5 km (38.2 mi) NNE of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma