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A preliminary magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes east of Oklahoma City

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A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck east of Oklahoma City on Friday night, followed by two smaller tremors. The larger earthquake occurred around 5 miles northwest of Prague, Oklahoma, and about 42 miles from Oklahoma City. The shaking was felt across a wide area, including Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and even as far as Wichita, Kansas. Magnitudes 2.6 and 3.5 earthquakes were reported shortly after in the same area. Information on impacts from the earthquakes is currently unavailable. This is a developing story and will be updated.