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Magnitude-4.0 earthquake felt in Wichita on Friday afternoon

An earthquake felt in Wichita on Friday afternoon was classified as a magnitude-4.0, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
An earthquake felt in Wichita on Friday afternoon was classified as a magnitude-4.0, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Courtesy image

A magnitude-4.0 earthquake roughly four miles northwest of Medford, Okla., was felt in the Wichita area Friday afternoon.

According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake occurred just before 4:30 p.m.

About 45 minutes later, another smaller earthquake was reported about five miles to the east, in Oklahoma. That earthquake was magnitude-2.9.

The second quake was not felt at the Eagle building downtown.

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