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3.0 magnitude earthquake recorded in central Oklahoma


February 20, 2019

CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) — No injuries were reported after a 3.0 magnitude earthquake shook parts of central Oklahoma.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was reported at 12:08 p.m. Tuesday about 7 miles (12 kilometers) north-northeast of Chickasha, about 37 miles (60 kilometers) southwest of Oklahoma City. The temblor was recorded at a depth of about 8 miles (12 kilometers).

No damage was immediately reported. Geologists say damage is unlikely in temblors below magnitude 4.0.

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