Local & Regional
6:59 am
Tue April 3, 2012

McQuake? Earthquake hits near McAlester

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a 4.0-magnitude earthquake rattled eastern Oklahoma overnight but no damages or injuries were reported.

The quake happened shortly after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. The USGS says the earthquake's epicenter was 16 miles south-southwest of McAlester and 48 miles east of Ada.

Residents felt the quake in Tulsa — more than 100 miles to the north.

The USGS says residents in Muskogee, Norman, Broken Arrow, Atoka and Shawnee also reported feeling tremors.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.