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Earthquake damages Logan County jail in Oklahoma

Feb. 10, 2014 at 2:13 AM   |   Comments

LANGSTON, Okla., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- A weekend earthquake caused minor damage to the Logan County Sheriff's Office in Langston, Okla., authorities said.

The sheriff's office said the 4.1-magnitude temblor that occurred about 8:30 p.m. Saturday caused 15-20 cracks in the jail's walls. A structural engineer was to be brought in Monday to assess the damage, KOCO-TV, Oklahoma City, reported.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was centered 8 miles east of Guthrie and was followed by a 2.8-magnitude aftershock, KTUL-TV, Tulsa, reported.

KTUL-TV said people in the affected region commiserated on social media and some called the TV station.

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