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Quake Felt Across Oklahoma

A series of aftershocks shook the area in the hour following the natural disaster, including two quakes measuring at magnitude 3.7 and 3.8, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.According to the United States Geological Survey, a 4.2 magnitude quake struck near Stroud, Oklahoma around 8:45 a.m. on Friday.No immediate reports of damage or injuries.Oklahomans across the state reported feeling an natural disaster just before 9 a.m.Oklahoma has experienced a rash of earthquakes in the past few years following a surge of oil and gas production in the state.Skinner said there are eight disposal wells within 16 kilometres of the preliminary location of the temblors, and that the Oklahoma Geological Survey will determine the precise epicentres of the quakes. The area is within the main quake Area of Interest (AOI) where oil and gas wastewater disposal into the Arbuckle formation has been sharply reduced.An open plain better known for tornados, Oklahoma became an quake hot zone around 2011, surpassing California in magnitude 3 or greater earthquakes in 2014. It was the second natural disaster reported in Kansas so far in July.