No injuries were immediately reported, but there was damage to some buildings in downtown,
She said, "It was the loudest and longest (earthquake) that I have personally experienced. It was very, very long.
"It sure made itself known. It was very loud. You can feel it rolling in, but when it finally hit, it sounded like someone drove a very large truck into the side of the house."
Jones said a neighbor about a half-mile down the road from her place is staying in her vehicle in case of aftershocks. That neighbor lives in an older, three-story Victorian-style home, Jones said.
An employee at the
The shelter is at Cushing Youth Center,
The storage tanks north and south of town held a combined 58.5 million barrels of oil as of
Known as the pipeline crossroads of America,
Immediately after the earthquake, employees at pipeline operator
"We conducted visual inspections of the terminal and another visual inspection of the pipelines. There is no evidence of any release," Smith said. "We are in the process of restarting the lines and returning to normal operations."
"We did not encounter any damage associated with this evening's earthquake," Heine said Sunday night. "We expect to resume normal operations tomorrow."
"The Oil and Gas Division (OGCD) of the
The strongest earthquake in
A 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit
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