Oklahoma Experiences Early Morning Earthquake While Recovering From Cold



On Friday, February 19, 2021, an earthquake struck Oklahoma. Originally rated at 4.5, the U.S. Geologic Survey changed it to 4.2.

Who Did It Effect?

The epicenter of the quake was about 3.7 miles southwest of Manchester, Oklahoma. This is along the Kansas border, north of Oklahoma City. Residents in Wichita, as well as Oklahoma City, felt the tremors [1].

What Was The Magnitude?

Originally thought to be a 4.5 earthquake, the U.S. Geological Survey downgraded it to a 4.2.

When Did This Occur?

The earthquake happened just before 8:00 a.m. on Friday, February 19, 2021.

What Implications?

The earthquake came when Oklahoma is still trying to adjust to below normal temperatures and snow.



  1. ^https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/magnitude-4-2-earthquake-jolts-storm-weary-central-us/903648?traffic_source=Connatix (go back  ↩)

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