3.1 magnitude earthquake rattles parts of central Oklahoma

Ponca City Now - May 31, 2016 9:02 am

LUTHER, Okla. (AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake has rattled central Oklahoma.

The USGS says the 3.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded shortly before 6 a.m. less than 2 miles east-northeast of Luther in Oklahoma County, about 28 miles east of Oklahoma City. Geologists say the temblor was recorded at a depth of three miles.

No damage or injuries were reported. Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 are the smallest felt by humans and damage is not likely from quakes below magnitude 4.0.

 

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