Sunday, November 6, 2011

5.6 Magnitude Earthquake OKLAHOMA- 6th Nov 2011

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake has struck Oklahoma at a depth of just 5 km ( 3.1 miles), the quake hit at 03:53:10 UTC Sunday 6th November 2011.
The epicenter was 34 km ( 21 miles) Northeast of Shawnee, Oklahoma

Note: This earthquake was initially listed on USGS as a 5.2 Magnitude Earthquake but has since been upgraded, with a couple of the stations measuring this earthquake 6.0 Magnitude.

This is the strongest earthquake to ever hit Oklahoma and there have been conflicting reports of damage and roads buckling including Highway 62.

Emergency Management Officials in Lincoln Country were reporting Significant Damage.

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