Earthquake with 4.2 magnitude strikes central Oklahoma

Earthquake with 4.2 magnitude strikes central Oklahoma
Earthquake with 4.2 magnitude strikes central Oklahoma

(Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 struck in central Oklahoma on Wednesday night, the United States Geological Survey (USGS)said.

The quake around 10 p.m. local time was centered 20 miles (30 km) north of Oklahoma City, just outside of Edmond, the USGS reported on its website.

Power outages were reported in Edmond, city officials said on Twitter. About 1.3 million people live in the area hit by the quake.

(Reporting by Brendan O'Brien in Milwaukee; Editing by Michael Perry)

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