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Powerful Earthquake Felt In Green Country

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Another significant earthquake made itself felt in Green Country just before 11 a.m. The shake rattled News On 6 for several seconds.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake was recorded at 10:57 a.m. Its epicenter was located four miles west of Langston, five miles northeast of Guthrie, 19 miles southwest of Stillwater, and 20 miles north, northeast of Edmond.

It was about three miles deep

USGS has reports of people feeling the powerful trembler from Fayetteville (182 miles) to Kansas City (265 miles). Tulsa is about 85 miles east of the epicenter.

Send your report to the USGS if you felt the impact of this latest Oklahoma earthquake. 

A smaller earthquake, with a 3.4 magnitude, was recorded at 11:35 a.m. about 5 miles northeast of Langston. The Oklahoma Geological Survey has said it is likely that many recent earthquakes in the state have been triggered by the injection of wastewater from oil and natural gas drilling operations.

Here are a few Facebook comments: 

Tonia McNeill: Big time... Doors, Windows, and my whole room shook thinking someone was breaking in the front! Off Garnett!!

Marla White: Catoosa!! Thought someone was coming through my back door!

Jim Greenway: 61st and Yale, Warren Place... A whole lot of shaking going on.

Kushikito Dishong: didn't feel it, I'm in Owasso

Janice Sharpton: Felt it on 23rd floor - 7th and Boulder!

Keep checking back to this story for updates, and tell us your experience in the comments below.

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