This Day in Oklahoma History


13 October

4.3 Earthquake

One of the strongest earthquakes in state history startled Oklahomans, rattling windows and nerves but causing no major damage or injuries. The quake was centered eight miles southeast of Norman, south of Lake Thunderbird, near E Post Oak Road and 84th Avenue SE, Oklahoma Geological Survey research seismologist Austin Holland said. He estimated the magnitude of the 9:06 a.m. quake at 5.1 and called it a "small to moderate earthquake," while the U.S. Geological Survey put it at 4.3. Read more: NewsOK.com

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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