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Posted: July 14, 2017

4.2 earthquake near Stroud rattles Green Country

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TULSA, Okla. —

Quick Facts:

  • The USGS reports a 4.2 earthquake near Stroud around 8:45 a.m. 
  • An aftershock at 9:04 received a 3.8 rating
  • Viewers reported feeling it in Mounds, west Tulsa, Wichita and more
  • The Tulsa National Weather Service reported feeling the quake 

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission shared the following message:

 

The Oklahoma Geological Survey (OGS) and the Induced Seismicity Department at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission are investigating this morning's earthquake activity in the Stroud area.

Preliminary data from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) shows two events in the area, at 8:47 a.m. and 9:04 a.m.

 

OGS reports initial data indicates the first earthquake had a magnitude of 4.2 (+ or - 0.1) at a depth of 9.3 Kilometers (5.77 miles). It occurred in Northeast Lincoln county and is the 3rd 4.0 or greater quake of 2017. By comparison there were 15  4.0 or greater quakes last year and 27 the year before.

 

 

Damage Reports: 

Lincoln County: No damage reported yet. Aftershock felt


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