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Magnitude 3.0 earthquake rattles northwestern Oklahoma


December 16, 2018

Magnitude 3.0 earthquake rattles northwestern Oklahoma

FAIRVIEW, Okla. (AP) — A magnitude 3.0 earthquake has shaken parts of northwestern Oklahoma.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake was recorded at 1:42 a.m. Monday 21 miles (34 kilometers) northwest of Fairview, about 77 miles (124 kilometers) northwest of Oklahoma City. The temblor was recorded at a depth of about 5 miles (8 kilometers).

No damage or injuries were reported. Geologists say damage isn't likely in temblors below magnitude 4.0.

Thousands of earthquakes have been recorded in Oklahoma in recent years, with many li...

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