The USGS has confirmed that a 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Oklahoma Saturday morning.
The earthquake was centered northwest of Pawnee.
One minor injury was reported as the result of the earthquake in north-central Oklahoma.
Pawnee County Emergency Management Director Mark Randell says a man protecting his child suffered a head injury when part of a fireplace fell on him. Randell says the man was treated at a hospital and released.
Minor damage was reported in the town of Pawnee after the earthquake shook the small town.
Following the earthquake, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission ordered the shutdown of approximately 35 disposal wells.
Governor Mary Fallin took to twitter Saturday morning announcing that structural engineers would be assessing building safety after the quake.
State officials are requesting structural engineers assess building safety from this morning's quake, which had its epicenter near Pawnee.
— Governor Mary Fallin (@GovMaryFallin) September 3, 2016
People in Kansas City, Missouri, Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Norman, Oklahoma, all reported feeling the earthquake at about 7:05 a.m. Saturday.
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