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5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Oklahoma, Felt From Nebraska to Texas

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake, one of the largest ever to hit Oklahoma, happened at 7:02 a.m. Saturday morning and was felt from Nebraska to North Texas. The United States Geological Survey said that magnitude ties another occurring in November 2011 for the strongest earthquake on record for Oklahoma.

Fortunately, there has been no major damage immediately reported. However, people in Kansas City and St. Louis, Missouri; Fayetteville, Arkansas; Des Moines, Iowa; and Norman, Oklahoma, all could feel the earthquake.

WFAA, a TV station located in Dallas, Texas, tweeted that the quake shook their studios, too.

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