5.6 magnitude earthquake rocks central, northern Oklahoma

5.6 magnitude earthquake rocks central, northern Oklahoma
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Residents across the state were rocked awake Saturday morning after an earthquake struck in Central Oklahoma.

Around 7:00 a.m., a 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook and several residents and along with our staff began going to social media in response.

The earthquake’s epicenter was located eight miles northwest of Pawnee, 21 miles south, southeast of Ponca City, 22 miles north, northeast of Stillwater, 44 miles south Arkansas City, Kansas, and 73 miles north, northeast of Oklahoma City. It was about four miles deep.

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