HomeLocalPonca PostTonkawa EarthquakeTonkawa EarthquakeTue, March 15, 2016 by Lyman JamesSHARE NOW It may not have been the strongest earthquake ever recorded, but don’t tell residents of the north central Oklahoma town of Tonkawa. A 2.9 earthquake hit the area this morning. Many reported items falling and being shaken awake. The earthquake had a depth of 1.4 miles and just to the South of Tonkawa. No reports of injuries or damage.