Third Small Earthquake in 9 Days Reported Near Choctaw, Okla.

November 24, 2009

The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded a small earthquake near Choctaw – just east of Oklahoma City.

The 2.6 magnitude tremor struck about 11:45 p.m. Sunday about two miles northeast of Choctaw and is the third earthquake recorded in the area in the past nine days. A magnitude 2.5 tremor was recorded Nov. 16 and a 3.0 magnitude quake struck Nov. 14.

No damage has been reported.

Quakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3 are generally the smallest felt by people.

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