USGS records several quakes in northern Oklahoma

The Associated Press - December 6, 2016 2:48 pm

PAWNEE, Okla. (AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded several small earthquakes in northern Oklahoma, including a magnitude 3.9 temblor near Pawnee where the state’s largest earthquake was recorded in September.

A 3.5 magnitude quake was recorded at 9:41 a.m. Tuesday near Yale.

A 3.6 magnitude quake also struck overnight near Cushing, one of the world’s major oil hubs.

No injuries or damage have been reported.

The USGS says one quake hit at 9:22 p.m. Sunday, about 9 miles east of Pawnee. That was followed by the temblor about 3 miles north of Cushing at 2:58 a.m. Monday.

A 3.2 magnitude quake was recorded at 11:39 a.m. Monday, nine miles west of Perry, while magnitude 2.7 and 2.8 quakes were recorded Sunday night and early Monday near Pawnee.

 

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