(ETH) – The state of Oklahoma has reeled from a series of eight earthquakes between Sunday afternoon and Monday morning, according to a report from KansasCity.com The first earthquake reportedly shook just the region before 1 p.m. about 4 miles east of Renfrow near the Kansas state line.

The second and largest quake of the series was a magnitude 2.9 that struck at 4:26 p.m. roughly 4 miles north of Ames. According to the report, The USGS received one report of shaking that was categorized as II on the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale; or what is known as a weak shaking.

The next quake was a magnitude 1.8 that also reportedly struck several minutes later at 4:50 p.m near Ames. The fourth quake was magnitude 1.7 at 8:33 p.m., about 2-and-a-half miles north of Drummond which is about 13 miles east of Ames.


Another 1.7 magnitude happened about 3 miles north of Ames at 8:46 p.m., followed by a sixth quake — also magnitude 1.7 — also near Ames at 9:43 p.m., according to the USGS.

The seventh earthquake registered a magnitude 1.9 and shook about 7 miles northwest of Longdale at roughly 12:30 a.m. Monday. And the eighth temblor rumbled at 6:03 a.m. about 3 miles north of Ames, according to the USGS. It was measured as magnitude 1.3.


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