5.6 magnitude earthquake centered 40 mi. ENE of Oklahoma City this evening. It was felt at our home in Wichita to the north and in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex to the south. There is a report of some minor damage in southern Kansas but the extent is unknown at this time.
The 5.6 is the strongest earthquake in the history of Oklahoma. A 5.2 occurred near Prague (pronounced PRAY-ga) this morning.
UPDATE: Just got a reliable report that it was felt in St. Louis.
UPDATE 3: Lincoln Co. (OK) emergency management says “significant” damage there.
|the “eyes” have it|
UPDATE 2: Kirk Herbstreit, in Stillwater covering the Kansas State-OSU game, feels the earthquake live. As Chris “Boomer” Berman would say, LETS GO TO THE TAPE!
UPDATE 4: KJRH TV, Tulsa, reports from Lincoln Co.:
UPDATE 5: Here is a map from the U.S. Geological Survey that is color coded by the amount of ground shaking that could be felt. The lighter greens and yellows are areas where damage may have occurred.