2 earthquakes rattle central Oklahoma
A third earthquake has been reported by the United States Geological Survey. The quake was centered 5 miles south southwest of Purcell and rated at 2.9 magnitude. No damage has been reported.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- It wasn't Santa and his reindeer landing on roofs that shook some central Oklahoma homes early Christmas morning.
A 2.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Spencer at about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. A preliminary report from the U.S. Geology Survey says the earthquakes epicenter was 5 miles north of Spencer and 11 miles northeast of Oklahoma City. The earthquake had a depth of about 3 miles.
Another earthquake was reported near Edmond about seven hours earlier at about 9 p.m. Tuesday evening. Preliminary USGS data shows that the earthquake had a magnitude of 3.7 and was centered about 6 miles east-northeast of Edmond and 14 miles north of Midwest City. It had a depth of about 3 miles.
There have been no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the earthquakes.
Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.