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2 earthquakes rattle Kansas, Oklahoma; no significant damage

 

September 22, 2019



CALDWELL, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says two earthquakes were recorded near the Kansas-Oklahoma border.

One earthquake with a 2.7 magnitude was recorded early Saturday 12 miles (19.31 kilometers) west of Perry, Oklahoma.

The second earthquake, with a magnitude of 3, was recorded about 4 miles (6.44 kilometers) north of Caldwell, Kansas.

KAKE-TV reports no significant damage was immediately reported.

Earthquake reports that began to increase in 2014 have been blamed on wastewater injection wells from oil and gas production.

Kansas regulators have been investigating the cause o...



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