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Minor earthquake rumbles Harper County

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at 8:17 a.m.

A minor earthquake struck in Harper County early Wednesday morning.

The earthquake, which occurred at 4:50 a.m., measured 3.4 on the Richter scale and was centered 14 miles east-northeast of Anthony, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The independent website Earthquake-Report.com listed the quake as 5.01 kilometers deep.

The quake occurred in a rural area, and no damage or injuries have been reported.

Reach Stan Finger at 316-268-6437 or sfinger@wichitaeagle.com. Follow him on Twitter: @StanFinger.

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