Small earthquake recorded in northern Oklahoma


While the Oklahoma Corporation Commission was investigating a Sunday night earthquake that eventually resulted in the shutdown of a fracking operation near Bridge Creek, a Monday morning quake was recorded in northern Oklahoma.

It measured 2.7 magnitude according to the U.S. Geological Survey and the epicenter was only about a mile from the town of Medford.

The quake struck at 8:30 a.m. and was about 2 miles deep.


Event type:                       Earthquake
Region:                           Oklahoma
Geographic coordinates:           36.789N,  97.731W
Magnitude:                        2.7
Depth:                            4 km
Universal Time (UTC):              5 Nov 2018  14:30:28
Time near the Epicenter:           5 Nov 2018  08:30:28
Local standard time in your area:  5 Nov 2018  08:30:28

Location with respect to nearby cities:
2.0 km (1.3 mi) S of Medford, Oklahoma
45.6 km (28.3 mi) NNE of Enid, Oklahoma
58.4 km (36.2 mi) W of Ponca City, Oklahoma
68.8 km (42.6 mi) WSW of Arkansas City, Kansas
147.9 km (91.7 mi) N of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma