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Early risers in Oklahoma not only woke up to snow on Saturday morning, but also to the strongest earthquake the state has experienced since 2016.
The magnitude-4.6 earthquake occurred at 7:16 a.m. CDT Saturday with the epicenter being located near Perry, Oklahoma, according to the USGS. Perry is located north of Oklahoma City and west of Tulsa.
Hundreds of people across the region reported that they felt shaking, including folks in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Wichita, Kansas.
Saturday morning’s earthquake was the strongest to shake the state since a magnitude-5.0 earthquake occurred on Nov. 7, 2016.
No damage or injuries were reported following the early morning tremor.
The snowy conditions in Oklahoma at the time of the earthquake were uncommon as the state rarely receives snow during April.
Tulsa, Oklahoma, reported measurable snow on Saturday morning. This is only the fourth time in the city's history that snow has fallen during April, with the most recently occurring on April 5, 2007.
Temperatures in Oklahoma City came within 2 degrees of Saturday's record low of 22 F around sunrise and held there through most of the morning, setting the stage for snow to fly.
Light snow and earthquakes! We can’t do anything about the shaking, but we can tell you brine trucks have been out treating raised roadways and hills on #Tulsa arterials. You still need to slow down if you’re out driving this morning. #ReachYourDestinationSafely— City of Tulsa (@cityoftulsagov) April 7, 2018
Yesterday in our neighborhood was birds, today is snow, earthquakes & freezing temps. Thursday is 84 degrees & thunderstorms. Welcome to Enid, OK. #wackyweather #oklahomaweather #thatbuzzguy #enidok pic.twitter.com/jf6hitm1PV— That Buzz Guy (@EnidBuzz) April 7, 2018
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