More earthquakes reported in central Oklahoma

ROBERT MEDLEY Modified: August 28, 2009 at 7:07 pm •  Published: August 28, 2009

More rumblings underground, all in the same location, have been reported as earthquakes by the Oklahoma Geological Survey in Norman, bringing the total to 9 separate earthquakes in the last 24 hours in the state, the U.S. Geological Survey reports today.

All but one of the earthquakes was reported in eastern Oklahoma County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The other quake one was reported northeast of Ada early Thursday.

The largest earthquake was registered as 3.7 magnitude on the Richter scale Thursday night in Jones.

No damages have been reported.

The last quake in the eastern Oklahoma County area was recorded at 10:30 p.m. Thursday on the north and northeast side of Jones, reading 2.4 magnitude on the Richter scale.

In the same location at 10:15 p.m. on the north and northeast side of Jones, an earthquake reading 2.3 magnitude on the Richter scale, according to the survey.

The survey reports the largest was at 9:09 p.m. Thursday, a 3.7 magnitude earthquake was felt in the same area.

Anyone who felt the quake can fill out a report online at the Oklahoma Geological Survey's Web site, www.okgeosurvey1.gov, or the U.S. Geological Survey's Web site, www.earthquake.usgs.gov.

Editor's note: The story originally reported a total of 10 earthquakes in Oklahoma. Only 9 have been recorded.

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