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GUTHRIE, Okla. – A pair of early morning earthquakes shook some parts of central Oklahoma on Monday.

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 3.9 magnitude earthquake near Guthrie around 3 a.m.

A short time later, a 3.4 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Cherokee.

Recently, the Center for Investigative Reporting labeled Oklahoma as the ‘Earthquake Capital of the United States.’

In 2014, Oklahoma had three times as many earthquakes as California.

So far this year, the Sooner State is ahead of other states in the number of recorded earthquakes.

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