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Magnitude 4.5 quake shakes central Oklahoma

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By: KAKE News Email

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- A minor earthquake shook central Oklahoma early Saturday afternoon.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the magnitude 4.5 quake happened at 12:10 p.m. and was centered about four miles northeast of Jones, or 14 miles northeast of Oklahoma City.

There were no reports of injuries and few reports of minor damage.

The Oklahoma Geological Survey listed the temblor as a 4.8.

Several people in the Wichita and Hutchinson areas tell KAKE News that they felt the earthquake.

The largest quake on record in Oklahoma was a 5.6 on November 5, 2011. The previous record was a 5.5 near El Reno in 1952.


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