Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
On September 3, 2016, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake that occurred in Pawnee, Oklahoma, was recorded by Weston Observatory. This earthquake is larger than the magnitude 5.7 earthquake in Prague, OK (November 6, 2011), and together these are the two largest known earthquakes in Oklahoma.
For more information about the effects of this earthquake, see:
Oklahoma Quake Prompts Shutdown of Gas-Linked Wells (USA Today)
Check back here for updates on this earthquake.
Additional information about this earthquake can also be found on the U.S. Geological Survey earthquake monitoring web site.
2 thoughts on “Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake in Oklahoma on September 3, 2016”
Didn’t you mean September 3rd rather than April 3rd?
Yes, *September* 🙂
Thanks! I fixed it.