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Earthquake felt in midtown Tulsa

Posted at 12:01 PM, Feb 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-05 13:42:08-05

TULSA, Okla. — People in midtown Tulsa report feeling an earthquake just before noon on Friday.

At 2 Works for You lights shook and people felt the tremors.

Meteorologist Brandon Wholey talked to a woman in Covington, Okla. who felt the quake.

Earthquake felt in Green Country

According to the USGS a magnitude 4.2 earthquake took place at 11:49 centered northwest of Lucien, Oklahoma. A magnitude 2.6 earthquake happened in the same location about 10 minutes before the larger one.

State seismologist Dr. Jake Walter told 2 Works for You that the area where the earthquake happened is historically linked to waste water activity. He also warned that aftershocks will continue this afternoon and into the next few days. The size of the aftershocks will vary.

Seismologist talks about Oklahoma earthquake

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