3.6M Quake Shakes Northern Oklahoma

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PERRY, OK (CBSDFW.COM) — The United States Geological Survey reported a quake Magnitude 3.6 occurred Thursday west of Perry, Oklahoma. The temblor happened at 4:29 Central Time.

According to the USGS Web Site, two other quakes — M3.0 and M2.9 — were recorded near Stillwater, Oklahoma within ten minutes of the original quake.

This same region of the state was shaken by a M3.8 quake last weekend that was felt by residents in north Texas. The earthquake centered in northeast Oklahoma last Saturday was upgraded to magnitude 5.8 by the U.S. Geological Survey on Wednesday, making it the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the state.

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