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New study says larger earthquakes possible

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Posted at 7:40 AM, Sep 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-19 08:40:42-04
OKLAHOMA - A new study suggests that parts of Oklahoma are in danger of more powerful earthquakes by the end of 2015. 
 
Several earthquakes shook the Sooner State Friday morning. The largest was a 4.1 magnitude earthquake near Cushing shortly after 7:30 a.m. 
 
A 3.5 rattled the same area earlier Friday morning. The smallest of the earthquakes, a 3.2 magnitude tremor, also occurred near Perry Oklahoma. 
 
A new study suggests that these small earthquakes may only be the beginning. 
 
The risk area is positioned near Guthrie, Langston, and Stillwater. 
 
The study released by the Boone Pickens School of Geology says earthquakes in that area have revealed possible hidden faults.
 
The study suggests that these faults could produce earthquakes greater than magnitude 5.0 on a weekly basis by the end of 2015.

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