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February 24, 2014

Series of small earthquakes continues in Oklahoma

LANGSTON — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded several more small earthquakes in Oklahoma.

Authorities said no injuries or damage are reported from quakes ranging from magnitude 2.2 to 3.5 that were recorded in Logan, Payne and Grant counties, although police in Stillwater say several residents called to report feeling the temblors.

The U.S.G.S. reports a magnitude 3.5 quake was recorded at 3:15 a.m. Sunday about 7 miles northwest of Langston and a 3.1 magnitude quake occurred at 9:11 p.m. Saturday about 3 miles southwest of Stillwater.

Separate 3.0 magnitude quakes were recorded at 1:23 a.m. Sunday near Langston and at 10:44 p.m. Saturday near Stillwater. Two, 2.5 magnitude quakes were recorded Sunday near Medford and Langston and quakes of magnitude 2.2 and 2.7 were also recorded in the Stillwater area.

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