Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Felt Into Northwest Arkansas, River Valley

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS/RIVER VALLEY (KFSM)-The U.S. Geological Survey confirms a 5.6 magnitude earthquake happened 8.7 miles Northwest of Pawnee, Oklahoma. It was followed by multiple aftershocks.

The earthquake was felt all over the area Saturday (Sept. 3) just after 7 a.m.

Many residents said they felt their house shake for several seconds. People in Tennessee, Texas and Iowa are also said they felt tremors.

NewsOn6, our sister station in Tulsa, reports at least one historic building was damaged and at least one person was injured.

Stay with 5NEWS as we continue to learn more.


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