Small earthquakes shake residents in northern Oklahoma

Ponca City Now - April 26, 2018 11:08 am

RENFROW, Okla. (AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey reports several small earthquakes in northern Oklahoma, including three near the tiny town of Renfrow near the Kansas border and about 100 miles north of Oklahoma City.

The strongest temblor was magnitude 3.0 and struck at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday while magnitude 2.6 and 2.3 quakes were also recorded Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

Geologists also report a magnitude 2.8 quake near Minco, about 32 miles (52 kilometers) southwest of Oklahoma City.

No injuries or damage was reported. Geologists say damage isn’t likely in earthquakes below magnitude 4.0.

 

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