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USGS reports small earthquakes continue in central Oklahoma


November 2, 2017

HENNESSEY, Okla. (AP) — A series of small to moderate earthquakes continue to rattle an area of central Oklahoma.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports seven quakes since Tuesday south of Hennessey in Kingfisher County, about 45 miles (72 kilometers) northwest of Oklahoma City.

The most recent earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 and struck at 7:19 a.m. Wednesday. The largest was a magnitude 4.1 that struck at 4:50 a.m. Tuesday.

Five smaller temblors of magnitude 3.0 or below were recorded Tuesday.

No injury or significant damage is reported.

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