Crazy earthquake rocks central Oklahoma

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If crazy, sofa-faced doomsday predictor Rev. Harold Camping didn't give you reason to believe that the end of the world is rapidly approaching, last night's earthquake in central Oklahoma will change your mind but quick. At 11:53 p.m. last night, a whopping 5.6-magnitude earthquake — the strongest in the state's history — struck in Lincoln County, which was preceded by a smaller, 4.7-magnitude quake in the same area at 3:12 a.m. Saturday morning. Although there were no major damages and only one reported injury, by 8:00 a.m. geologists had recorded more than 30 aftershocks from last night's quake, with residents of Texas, Kansas, and even parts of Wisconsin reporting feeling its effects.

What's really weird about the Oklahoma quake, though, is not its unprecedented strength, but the fact that the prevalence of earthquakes in Oklahoma has increased dramatically in the past year, for reasons that neither seismologists nor Roland Emmerich can adequately explain. The quake also prompted a mass exodus of birds and insects in the area, as evidenced by a radar detection video (above) from the National Weather Service, with the green area at the :09 mark representing the flight of birds and bugs in flight at low altitude. Seismic shocks and swarms of flying insects in America's heartland? That's some heavy, biblical, Magnolia-style shit right there.