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4.7-magnitude quake felt in Wichita

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake was felt in the Wichita area Monday night, but there were no reports of damage or injuries, emergency dispatchers said.

The epicenter of the quake was northwest of Prague, Okla., east of Oklahoma City, according to the United States Geological Survey.

In Sedgwick County, dispatchers felt the shake at their offices on Main Street in downtown Wichita at about 8:49 p.m. Around the same time, emergency dispatchers in Butler and Sumner counties also received a few reports of the quake, but no reports of injuries or damage.

The USGS reported that the quake registered 4.7 magnitude.

A quake also was felt in Wichita on Saturday night; that one was 5.6 magnitude, according to the USGS.

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