Strong Earthquake Felt Across Oklahoma and Surrounding States

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.

Earthquake reports

Update: USGS has given the earthquake, centered in northern Oklahoma, a preliminary magnitude rating of 5.6. This information will be subject to change.

5.6 earthquake preliminary rating

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.

5.8 magnitude earthquake

This is an intensity map indicating where the epicenter was located and the strongest shaking was felt.

earthquake intensity map