OVERNIGHT: 4.5 magnitude earthquake in Oklahoma felt in Kansas City metro

Posted at 4:53 AM, Nov 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-02 13:03:09-04

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake rippled across Oklahoma and into parts of the Kansas City metro late Tuesday night. 

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake happened around 11:25 p.m. The epicenter was located near Pawnee, Oklahoma, which is about 70 miles northeast of Oklahoma City.   

The city of Pawnee recorded a 3.3 magnitude earthquake on Saturday. 

Reports across social media say the earthquake could be felt throughout the KC metro and St. Joseph, Missouri.

The last earthquake felt in the KC metro was a 5.5 magnitude quake in north-central Oklahoma. 




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