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Small Earthquake Rumbles In McClain County

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WASHINGTON, Oklahoma -

A small earthquake rumbled around the town of Washington, Okla., Friday night.

The quake weighed in at 2.8 on the Richter scale and was recorded at a depth of about eight miles deep at around 9:45 p.m.

The epicenter of the quake was located about five miles south, southeast of the town of Washington or about 34 miles south of the Oklahoma City metro area.

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), quakes with magnitudes from 2.5 to 3 are generally the smallest ones felt by humans.

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