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April 10, 2012

Small earthquake reported in central Oklahoma

WELLSTON — A small earthquake shook parts of Lincoln County on Easter.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 2.6-magnitude quake was recorded late Sunday 3 miles west of Wellston.

Lincoln County officials didn’t receive any reports of injuries or damage.

Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest felt by humans.

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