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3.5 magnitude earthquake shakes part of northwest Oklahoma


October 6, 2016

FAIRVIEW, Okla. (AP, Oct. 5, 2016) — A 3.5 magnitude earthquake has rattled parts of northwestern Oklahoma.

No damage or injuries have been reported.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake was recorded at 10:02 a.m. Wednesday near Fairview, about 110 miles northwest of Oklahoma City. The earthquake was recorded at a depth of about three miles.

Geologists say a magnitude 3 temblor was recorded earlier Wednesday near Mooreland, about 50 miles northwest of Fairview. That quake occurred at 8:46 a.m. and was recorded at a depth of about three miles.

An increase in magnitude 3.0 or gre...

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