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Saturday, November 05, 2011

Central States News: 4.7 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Central Oklahoma

Residents of Oklahoma and at least 4 other states report feeling a moderate earthquake that had an epicenter east of Oklahoma City early Saturday morning.


The USGS reports the quake struck around 2:12 a.m. local (Central Daylight) time- had a magnitude of 4.7- and the center was about 47 miles east of Oklahoma City or 75 miles southwest of Tulsa.


Replies to a USGS shake-map query has people from 4 surrounding states- Kansas- Missouri- Arkansas and Texas- who felt the quake.


The Oklahoma City THE OKLAHOMAN states that the earthquake was felt as far away as here- "Kansas City MO.."


No damage or injuries have been reported to OKC or Tulsa news media as of this report..

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