Magnitude 3.6 earthquake reported in Harper County

By: KAKE News - Email
By: KAKE News - Email
The 3.6 magnitude earthquake happened around 5:40 a.m. about 12 miles west-northwest of Caldwell.

Damage near Bluff City / Submitted by Shawna Lee Newton

CALDWELL, Kan. — No serious damage has been reported after an earthquake Thursday morning in Harper County.

The 3.6 magnitude earthquake happened around 5:40 a.m. about 12 miles west-northwest of Caldwell near the Sumner County line.

Some area residents have contacted KAKE News to say they felt the quake. Another who lives near Bluff City reported it caused damage to her home's ceiling (see photo).

Two smaller earthquakes were also reported in Oklahoma Thursday morning. The first, a magnitude 2.8, happened around 2:15 a.m. near Oklahoma City. The second was a 2.5, occurring in northern Oklahoma shortly after 2:30 a.m.

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