US Geological Survey: Small earthquake in northern Oklahoma
May 10, 2017
HUNTER, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded a small earthquake in northern Oklahoma.
The agency recorded a magnitude 3.6 quake at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday near Hunter, about 75 miles (120 kilometers) north-northwest of Oklahoma City.
No injuries or damage are reported. 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 and natural gas operations.
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