5.1 magnitude earthquake shakes Oklahoma

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FAIRVIEW, Okla. – An earthquake rattled some residents in northwest Oklahoma on Saturday morning.

Around 11:07 a.m., the U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 5.1 magnitude earthquake 17 miles from Fairview.

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake around 11:17 a.m. was also recorded in the same area, among others.

  • 2.5 around 11:40 a.m.
  • 3.1 around 11:44 a.m.
  • 2.5 around 11:56 a.m.
  • 2.7 around 12:11 p.m.
  • 3.5 around 12:21 p.m.
  • 3.0 around 2:18 p.m.
  • 2.8 around 3:59 p.m.
  • 3.7 around 6:32 p.m.

Later surrounding earthquakes included:

  • 3.1 around 11:25 a.m. near Medford
  • 3.2 around 2:55 p.m. near Alva
  • 3.1 around 2:58 p.m. near Cescent

The USGS recorded a couple earthquakes in Oklahoma earlier Saturday morning, as well.

A 2.6 magnitude was recorded near Pawnee, followed by another 2.6 near Tonkawa.