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CUSHING, Okla. (AP) – Oklahoma had another earthquake Friday morning that could be felt in the Wichita area.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake occurred at about 8:51 a.m. Friday near Cushing, Oklahoma. The USGS reports that the quake was centered 2km SSW of with a magnitude of 4.3.
The latest earthquake is the sixth, and strongest, reported in the area since yesterday morning.
Related link: USGS Cushing Earthquake page
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