Earthquake update in northern Oklahoma

Another small earthquake was recorded in northern Oklahoma over the weekend. It was late Sunday night just west of Cushing, according to the U.S. Geological Survey and measured 2.7 magnitude.

It happened close to the site of the largest earthquake ever recorded in the state. It was a 5.8 magnitude quake in September 2016 near Pawnee.

The USGS reported it this way:

Event type:                       Earthquake
Region:                           Oklahoma
Geographic coordinates:           35.978N,  96.811W
Magnitude:                        2.7
Depth:                            5 km
Universal Time (UTC):             23 Sep 2018  22:08:57
Time near the Epicenter:          23 Sep 2018  17:08:57
Local standard time in your area: 23 Sep 2018  16:08:57

Location with respect to nearby cities:
4.1 km (2.5 mi) W of Cushing, Oklahoma
27.0 km (16.7 mi) SE of Stillwater, Oklahoma
56.5 km (35.0 mi) E of Guthrie, Oklahoma
62.9 km (39.0 mi) W of Sapulpa, Oklahoma
85.3 km (52.9 mi) NE of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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