It's Been One Year Since Oklahoma's 5.6 Magnitude Earthquake


Monday, November 5th 2012, 8:08 am

By: News On 6


Monday marks the first anniversary of the record-breaking earthquake which rattled a large part of Oklahoma. The 5.6 magnitude quake struck near the town of Sparks.

The quake caused severe damage to a building on the campus of Saint Gregory's University in Shawnee. It knocked down one of the four turrets on top of Benedictine Hall and damaged the other three.

The university says it's rebuilding the turrets and will make them earthquake proof.

11/2/2012 Related Story: St. Gregory's University Unveils Earthquake Restoration Plans

Last year's earthquake beat out a 5.5 magnitude earthquake that hit near El Reno in 1952.

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