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Shake 'Em Up: 4 Earthquakes Roar In Central Oklahoma

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Four earthquakes rumbled around central Oklahoma, Friday night. Four earthquakes rumbled around central Oklahoma, Friday night.
LANGSTON, Oklahoma -

Multiple earthquakes shook up residents in central Oklahoma, Friday night.

The first earthquake struck around 9:35 p.m. and weighed in at a 2.6 on the Richter scale. It was recorded one mile southeast of Langston, or about 34 mile north northeast of the Oklahoma City metro, at a depth of just over three miles.

A second earthquake shook just after 10 p.m. This quake was a 2.8 on the Richter scale and was recorded at a depth of four miles. Its epicenter was located three miles south southwest of Langston.

Then the third and largest earthquake rumbled. At approximately 10:05 p.m., a 4.0 magnitude temblor rattled seven miles south of town at a depth of about two and a half miles.

Finally, a fourth earthquake creaked in at 10:30 p.m. This quake weighed in at a 2.9 and was recorded at a depth of three miles. The epicenter of this quake was recorded four miles east northeast of Guthrie. 

Multiple residents contacted News 9 to report the shaking. So far there have been no reports of damage or injuries associated with any of Friday night's earthquakes.

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest ones felt by humans. Damage is more likely from quakes at a 4.0 magnitude and higher.

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