Earthquake shakes Lamont area

U.S. Geological Survey map.

LAMONT, Okla. — A magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook Northwest Oklahoma on Monday afternoon.

The quake, which hit at 2:40 p.m., was centered about 5.8 miles west of Lamont, or 24.2 miles north-northeast of Enid, according to U.S. Geological Survey. It was about 4.3 miles deep.

The temblor originally was reported as magnitude 3.3, before it was upgraded to magnitude 3.7, then downgraded to 3.4.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

There have been 34 earthquakes this year measuring at least magnitude 3.0, according to USGS. Last year, through Aug. 13, there has been 124 quakes measuring at least magnitude 3.0.

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