CUSHING, Okla. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Five companies are being sued over a magnitude 5.0 earthquake in a central city in Oklahoma.READ MORE: After 2 Days, Faiza Fahad Still Missing After Leaving Wylie Home On-Foot
The lawsuit filed Monday by David and Myra Reid, Valerie Branyan and Timothy Harris names White Star Petroleum, Crown Energy Company, PetroWarrior LLC, Cher Oil Company and FHA Investments LLC. It asks for more than $10,000 for property damage, market value loss to property, emotional distress and punitive damages.
It alleges the companies caused the quake by injecting wastewater in the area.READ MORE: 'So Casual', Fort Worth Police Seek Suspects Who Stole, Destroyed Golf Carts From Resort
After hours phone calls Monday to the companies rang unanswered or messages were not immediately returned.
Officials say the November 6 quake substantially damaged 40 to 50 buildings in Cushing, but no damage was reported at a nearby oil storage hub.Burleson Police Department Asks For Prayers After Officer Kevin Cordell Shot In Line Of Duty
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