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Several earthquakes rattled central Oklahoma last night. Those earthquakes struck within about an hour of each other. According to a March 21 report by KWTV Channel 9 News in Oklahoma City, there was a total of four earthquakes.

The first earthquake shook the ground about 9:35 p.m. It hit about one mile southeast of Langston. That is about 34 miles north east of the Greater Oklahoma City Metro Area. It registered on the Richter scale as a 2.8.

The second earthquake struck about 25 minutes later, just after 10 p.m. It was located three miles south of Langston. It was also a 2.8 earthquake on the Richter scale.

The third earthquake was the largest one of the night. It registered as a 4.0 on the Richter scale. It had depth of about 2.5 miles. That one struck about 10:05 p.m.

The final earthquake hit about 10:30 p.m. The epicenter was located four miles northeast of Guthrie. It registered as a 2.9 on the Richter scale and was about two and half miles deep.

At the time of publication, there had been no reports of any injuries. There were also no reports of any structural damage.



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