Missouri’s Neighbor Shaking Again – Strong Earthquake in Oklahoma
There are no immediate reports of damage, but a strong earthquake rocked the Oklahoma City area late Friday night as Missouri's neighbor is shaking once again.
The USGS is reporting that this very strong earthquake was located just to the northwest of Prague, Oklahoma which is east of Oklahoma City. The preliminary magnitude being reported is 5.1 on the Richter Scale. The USGS reports is hit at approximately 11:24pm Friday night.
Volcano Discovery described this Oklahoma quake as "strong" and at a depth of 6km. According to the Richter Scale standards, a quake stronger than 5 can cause damage to weaker structures.
The USGS "Felt Report" now shows over 21,000 felt this quake.
The USGS map shows that many in southwestern Missouri in the Springfield area felt this Oklahoma quake.
We have had several people on our Facebook page who live in Missouri and felt this quake.
As this is a developing story, it will be updated once more information is available.