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Oklahoma quake rattles Wichita area

7/29/2014

WICHITA (MCT) -- An earthquake near Medford, Okla., rattled the Wichita area and southern Kansas on Monday night.

WICHITA (MCT) -- An earthquake near Medford, Okla., rattled the Wichita area and southern Kansas on Monday night.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake at 9:47 p.m. registered 4.0 on the Richter scale. The epicenter was 15 miles west-southwest of Medford, Okla. Medford is approximately 80 miles south and west of Wichita.

According to the Richter scale, 4.0 is considered a light earthquake that normally results in little or no damage