2 earthquakes hit Oklahoma City metro area

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Residents in the Oklahoma City area were jolted awake by back-to-back earthquakes Monday morning. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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JONES, Okla. (AP) — Residents in the Oklahoma City area were jolted awake by back-to-back earthquakes Monday morning. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

According to preliminary reports from the U.S. Geological Survey, the first earthquake had a magnitude of 3.5 and hit at 5:30 a.m. Monday. The quake had a depth of 3.7 miles and was centered 5 miles north-northwest of Spencer and 11 miles northeast of Oklahoma City.

A second, more powerful quake struck at 5:47 a.m. near the same area. The USGS says the second quake had a magnitude a 4.2 and a depth of 3.1 miles.

Residents throughout the Oklahoma City metro area reported feeling the quake Monday, including KOCO Meteorologist Danielle Dozier who was on air when it happened. Watch the video above.

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