Harper County Awakened By 3.4 Earthquake


WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE)-- A magnitude 3.4 earthquake may have shaken some people awake in Harper County Wednesday.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake It happened at 4:50 a.m. It was centered about eight miles east-northeast of Anthony, near the community of Freeport.

There's no word of any damage from the quake. But It's the latest in a series of earthquakes along the Kansas-Oklahoma line in recent months. A mid-December quake northwest of Caldwell measured 3.8.

Oklahoma had three more minor earthquakes Tuesday. The strongest measured 3.7, not far from Langston.

Posted by Greg Palmer

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