2 earthquakes rattle parts of Oklahoma; magnitude 3.1 to 3.4

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a pair of earthquakes has rattled parts of Oklahoma.

Geologists say the first of the quakes was recorded at 12:33 a.m. Saturday about five miles east-northeast of Helena in Alfalfa County. The magnitude 3.4 temblor occurred at a depth of about three miles.

The second was recorded at 11:47 a.m. about three miles south of Pawnee in Pawnee County. The 3.1 magnitude earthquake occurred at a depth of about four miles.

No damage or injuries was reported following the earthquakes.

Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest felt by humans and that damage is not likely from quakes of below magnitude 4.0.

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