6 Small Earthquakes Recorded in Central Oklahoma

August 2, 2011

The Oklahoma Geological Survey says six small earthquakes have been recorded near Choctaw in central Oklahoma.

No injuries or damage have been reported as a result of the quakes on Friday.

The survey says the largest was magnitude 2.7 and was recorded at 10:45 p.m. Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey gave the quake a preliminary magnitude of 2.8.

The Oklahoma agency says a 2.4 magnitude quake was recorded at 10:53 p.m. and a 2.6 magnitude quake at 10:56 p.m.

The other three quakes ranged from magnitude 1.3 to 2.1.

Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3 are generally the smallest felt by humans.

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