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October 20, 2013

Small earthquake recorded near Enid by USGS

ENID, Okla. — The U.S. Geological Survey reports a small earthquake has been recorded near Enid.

The USGS says the 3.1 magnitude quake was recorded at 4:17 a.m. about 11 miles north of Enid — about 75 miles northwest of Oklahoma City.

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office says there are no reports of injuries or damage.

Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest that are felt by humans and that damage doesn’t usually occur with earthquakes below magnitude 4.0.

 

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