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February 10, 2014

2.7 earthquake recorded near Waukomis late Sunday night

ENID, OK — A 2.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Waukomis late Sunday night.

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded the quake at 11:18 p.m. about 8 miles east southeast of the city. The quake registered at a depth of about 3.2 miles.

Some Enid readers reported feeling the tremblor.

Earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 generally are the smallest felt by humans, according to geologists. Damage doesn’t usually occur with earthquakes below magnitude 4.0.

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