New Year's Earthquake Shakes Stephens County

Published 01/04 2013 10:24AM

Updated 04/28 2013 08:57PM

The United States Geological Survey reports an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.8 shook portions of Stephens County in Texoma on New Year's Day.

The quake with an epicenter 3.1 miles below the surface of Texoma occurred at 5:38am.

The location of the quake was 10 miles northwest of Healdton, Oklahoma and 23 miles southeast of Duncan.

Although the quake temblor was strong for Texoma standards, the USGS received only 10 reports of feeling the quake.  Some of the reports of feeling the quake came from zip code 73442.

For more information on this Texoma earthquake click this sentence.

A more powerful 3.7 magnitude temblor shook central Oklahoma on Thursday, January 3 near Boley.

KFDX Meteorologist Bryan Rupp

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