Earthquake Felt Thursday Morning

The Kiowa area is used to earthquakes…most are small and not even noticed.

But just about everyone noticed the 4.7 quake that struck near Cherokee at 1:42 a.m. Thursday morning.

“Earthquake!” exclaimed Diann Zimmerman, wife of Kiowa News publisher Rex Zimmerman, early Thursday morning as the area shook for quite some time after the quake, which was also felt in Wichita, Tulsa and even as far north as Kansas City.