ST LOUIS (LALATE) – An Oklahoma earthquake today 2013 has been felt in Texas. The Oklahoma earthquake today Monday, March 04, 2013 began in the predawn morning hours. No reports of damage have yet to be indicated by local news.
Officials report to news that a 3.5 magnitude Oklahoma quake Monday began shortly after 4:22 am local time. The quake however had virtually no depth. USGS indicates to news that the quake began only three miles below the earth’s surface. As a result the quake could be felt across state lines in Texas.
USGS indicates to news that the Oklahoma earthquake began three miles southeast of Tishomingo. The quake was twenty miles west of Durant and twenty-seven miles east of Ardmore. The quake could be felt as well in Denison, Texas, roughly twenty-nine miles from the epicenter.
Mapping reveals that the quake struck north of Plano and Dallas. The quake was west of Interstate 70 and southeast of Oklahoma City. The quake was close to Gainesville, Sherman, and Paris as well, officials tell news.
In January, a 4.1 magnitude quake erupted in eastern Texas. It began one miles west of Timpson and twenty-four miles northeast of Nacogdoches. The quake was also twenty-six miles southeast of Henderson and forty-one miles southeast of Kilgore, USGS indicated to news at the time.