Update (2): These are the “felt reports.” As shown, this earthquake was felt over a widespread area. This earthquake was given a preliminary rating of 5.6, which ties it with the strongest Oklahoma earthquake in recorded history.
Update: USGS has given the earthquake, centered in northern Oklahoma, a preliminary magnitude rating of 5.6. This information will be subject to change.
An earthquake was just felt across Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Arkansas, and even Iowa. As we continue to get more information, we will update this blog.
Details on location:
Magnitude 5.8 strikes 123 km NE of Oklahoma City.
This is an intensity map indicating where the epicenter was located and the strongest shaking was felt.