MANCHESTER, Okla – An estimated magnitude 42 earthquakes were recorded on Friday in a rural area along the Oklahoma-Kansas border, according to the US. Geological survey

The earthquake was recorded at 7:56 a.m. Near Manchester, a city of about 100 residents about 100 miles north of Oklahoma City, the USGS reported

Grant County Commissioner Max Hess, whose district is Manchester, said no injuries or damage were reported

The rural area of ​​northern Oklahoma is about 55 miles northwest of where a series of earthquakes were recently recorded.Geologists say those quakes were likely related to underground sewage injection by oil and gas companies is generated

In response to the quake, the Oklahoma Corporation commission ordered oil and gas operators to stop sanitation within 5 kilometers of the earthquake epicentres and to reduce disposal volumes within 5 to 10 kilometers the epicentres

Earthquake in Oklahoma

World news – USA – Magnitude 42 earthquake in rural Oklahoma on the border with Kansas