4.0-magnitude earthquake hits near McAlester

By: From Wire Reports
By: From Wire Reports

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey says a 4.0-magnitude earthquake rattled eastern Oklahoma overnight but no damages or injuries were reported.

The quake happened shortly after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. The USGS says the earthquake's epicenter was 16 miles south-southwest of McAlester and 48 miles east of Ada.

Tulsa television stations KTUL and KOTV report that some residents felt the quake in Tulsa - more than 100 miles to the north.

The USGS says residents in Muskogee, Norman, Broken Arrow, Atoka and Shawnee also reported feeling tremors.

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