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Earthquake near Cherokee, Okla., felt in Wichita

A magnitude-3.9 earthquake near Cherokee, Okla., could be felt in the Wichita area Wednesday evening.
A magnitude-3.9 earthquake near Cherokee, Okla., could be felt in the Wichita area Wednesday evening. Courtesy photo

A magnitude-3.9 earthquake struck about seven miles northeast of Cherokee, Okla., shortly after 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake could be felt in downtown Wichita.

On Friday, a magnitude-4.0 earthquake in Oklahoma was felt in the Wichita area.

Reach Matt Riedl at 316-268-6660 or mriedl@wichitaeagle.com. Follow him on Twitter: @RiedlMatt.

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