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March 20, 2014

4 more earthquakes register with USGS in NW Okla.

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake hit 12 miles northeast of Enid Thursday evening with reports of it being felt in Kremlin.

The quake hit at 5:41 p.m. and was recorded at a depth of about 1.9 miles, according to U.S. Geological Survey.

A magnitude 2.4 earthquake was recorded at 8:01 p.m. 7 miles east-southeast of Medford at a depth of about 2.5 miles.

Two other small earthquakes also hit southeast of Medford early Thursday morning.

The quakes were recorded just after midnight, four minutes apart, according to USGS.

The first, which measured magnitude 2.6, hit at 12:09 a.m.

It was followed at 12:13 a.m. by a magnitude 3.1 quake. Both were centered about 13 miles south-southeast of Medford.

The first earthquake was recorded at a depth of about 1.9 miles, and the second at a depth of about 2.5 miles, according to USGS.

There have been 10 earthquakes recorded in the same area southeast of Medford since Saturday.

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