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    Posted April 12, 2014 by
    Stillwater, Oklahoma

    Magnitude 0.001 Earthquake Rattles Stillwater: Sends Soda Cans Tumbling

    STILLWATER, OK— A magnitude-0.001 earthquake shook Stillwater, Oklahoma on Thursday afternoon, sending at least one can of Hawaii Punch violently to the ground.

    The quake struck about 1:00 p.m., according to a report submitted by a Stillwater resident to the U.S. Geological Survey.

    Social media users from around the Stillwater metro area reported having felt the quake. One woman in south Stillwater said the quake “felt like a rumbling fart.”

    The earthquake was the smallest of 11 reported Wednesday and early Thursday in Oklahoma. Those included a magnitude-3.3 about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, about 10 miles northeast of Perry.

    The largest earthquake ever recorded in the state of Oklahoma, with a magnitude of 5.6, struck Nov. 5, 2011, four miles east of Sparks, according to the Oklahoma Geological Survey.
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