2 earthquakes rattle central Oklahoma

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- It wasn't Santa and his reindeer landing on roofs that shook some central Oklahoma homes early Christmas morning.

A 2.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Spencer at about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. A preliminary report from the U.S. Geology Survey says the earthquakes epicenter was 5 miles north of Spencer and 11 miles northeast of Oklahoma City. The earthquake had a depth of about 3 miles.

Another earthquake was reported near Edmond about seven hours earlier at about 9 p.m. Tuesday evening. Preliminary USGS data shows that that earthquake had a magnitude of 3.7 and was centered about 6 miles east-northeast of Edmond and 14 miles north of Midwest City. It had a depth of about 3 miles.

There have been no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the earthquakes.


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