A 5.1-magnitude earthquake was felt in the Oklahoma City area late Friday, followed by a series of aftershocks.
At 11:24 p.m. local time, the earthquake struck near Prague, about 63 miles east of Oklahoma City. Oklahoma Geological Survey. Its depth was less than 2 miles. Minor earthquakes of 3.5 magnitude were felt in the area.
State seismologist Jake Walter said he expects more tremors to follow in the coming days. 5.1- The earthquake was caused by the same fault In 2011 Prague was hit by a 5.7 magnitude earthquakeHe said that day Social media.
Oklahoma earthquakes: A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck the Oklahoma City area on Saturday, one of several in Oklahoma.
The The US Geological Survey points out The quake was felt across much of Oklahoma, including Oklahoma City and Tulsa, as well as parts of Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Texas. The USGS said Earthquakes east of the Rockies, less frequent than west, are generally felt over larger areas.
In mid-January, the Oklahoma City area experienced a 4.1 earthquake at a depth of 4.1 miles, amid a series of earthquakes along a fault line near the northeast Edmond gas and oil field.
The state has seen an increase in earthquakes in recent years, many of which are derived from human activities, including oil and natural gas production.