- Associated Press - Thursday, September 1, 2016

FAIRVIEW, Okla. (AP) - Three small earthquakes have been recorded in northern Oklahoma, including two near Fairview.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 1:25 a.m. Thursday and a magnitude 2.5 quake at 6:58 a.m. Thursday, both about 15 miles northwest of Fairview, or about 90 miles northwest of Oklahoma City. The third quake was a magnitude 3.2 temblor recorded at 6:46 a.m. nine miles northwest of Pawnee - about 70 miles northeast of Oklahoma City.

No injuries or damage are reported.

An increase in magnitude 3.0 or greater earthquakes in Oklahoma has been linked to underground disposal of wastewater from oil and natural gas production. State regulators have asked producers to reduce wastewater disposal volumes in earthquake-prone regions of the state.



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