The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

January 19, 2011

2.6 magnitude earthquake recorded in Oklahoma

By The Associated Press
Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded a 2.6 magnitude earthquake near Wellston in central Oklahoma.

No injuries or damage is reported.

The U.S.G.S. reports the quake was recorded at 8:53 p.m. Tuesday about two miles southwest of Wellston and about 28 mile northeast of Oklahoma City.

Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest felt by people.