Oklahoma Earthquakes Today 2014: Quakes Hit Near OKC, Guthrie, Medford [UPDATED]

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
May 21, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Two earthquakes hit Oklahoma on May 21.

One was centered near Oklahoma City and Edmond. It hit seven miles south-southwest of Guthrie, nine miles north of Edmond, and 22 miles north of Oklahoma City.

It measured 3.6 and hit at a depth of 6.8 miles.

The other was centered about 12 miles south of Medford, according to the U.S. Geological Service. It measured that one at 2.7 intensity and at 3.1 miles depth.

The one near Oklahoma City was reported first by residents via Twitter.

“Wow… felt that quake in NW OKC. Felt like a car hit the house. #okquake,” said one Twitter user.

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Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.