USGS records 3.4 magnitude earthquake near Fairview

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FAIRVIEW, Okla. – Citizens in one part of the state felt a little shaking Friday morning.

Around 11:47 a.m., the U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 3.4 magnitude quake near the town of Fairview.

Just three hours later, another similar quake was recorded.

Around 2:27 p.m., the U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 3.3 magnitude quake about 19 miles from Fairview.

The USGS also said a 3.1 magnitude earthquake was reported near Helena around 2:45 p.m.

At 3:58 p.m., a 3.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded 19 miles from Fairview.

Fairview residents are no stranger to earthquakes.

Recently, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission announced a plan to change the operations of oil and gas wastewater disposal wells in the area of the Arbuckle formation after several strong quakes were recorded in the region.

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