• Emergency managers check for earthquake damage

    By: Greg Brown

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    Story Highlights

    • People in Green Country felt two earthquakes Sunday.
    • Both earthquakes were 4.2 magnitude quakes centered near Enid.
    • They left some damage to area homes.

    TULSA, Okla. - People across Green Country said they felt two earthquakes Sunday.

    WATCH: FOX23 Meteorologist Brad Carl talked about the earthquake Sunday

    The shaking, which started at 5:17 p.m., was the result of a 4.2 earthquake centered near Enid in northwestern Oklahoma, according to the United States Geological Survey.

    Some area residents reported minor damage from the quake.

    The earthquake was the first earthquake with a magnitude greater than 4.0 in Oklahoma since December, 2017 and the largest earthquake in the Sooner State since August.

    Since 2010, there have been 72 earthquakes in Oklahoma with a magnitude of 4.0 or greater, and Sunday's earthquake will be the 73rd if it is verified.

    A second earthquake centered near Enid shook around 9:40 p.m.

    The United States Geological Survey said that earthquake was also a 4.2 magnitude quake.

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