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2 small earthquakes recorded in north-central Oklahoma

 

April 14, 2017



LAMONT, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports two small earthquakes have been recorded in north-central Oklahoma.

The USGS says a 3.6 magnitude quake was recorded at 5:36 a.m. Thursday about six miles west of Lamont and a 2.8 magnitude quake was recorded 56 minutes later in the same area, about 85 miles north of Oklahoma City.

No injuries or damage are reported and the geologists say damage is not likely in earthquakes below magnitude 4.0.

Thousands of earthquakes have been recorded in Oklahoma in recent years, with many linked to the underground injection of wastewater from oil...



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