Another Minor Earthquake Recorded Near Jones, Oklahoma

December 17, 2009

The U.S. Geological Survey is again reporting the recording of a minor earthquake near Jones, Okla., about 25 miles northeast of Oklahoma City.

The magnitude 2.4 earthquake was recorded Dec. 16 about one mile from Jones. No injuries or damage was reported.

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

The quake is the fourth recorded in the area since Dec. 11. The previous three ranged from magnitude 2.8 to 3.4.

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