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To Get Permit in Earthquake Zone, Disposal Well Operator Agrees to Extra Monitoring

oil company seeking to build a disposal well in earthquake-prone Logan County has agreed to record additional pressure and volume measurements to get a permit from the Okla oil and gas regulator.

Earthquakes in Oklahoma Raise Fears of a Big One

Those Earthquakes in Oklahoma Aren’t Mother Nature | BNR | "If someone asked you which state is the earthquake capital of America, you’d probably say California, right?" Wrong; the answer: Oklahoma! "In 2014, Oklahoma had 580 earthquakes that registered 3 or more on the Richter scale. That’s more than three earthquakes every two days. And the 580 quakes were three times as many as California, which is twice as large. What’s more, tremors represented a nearly 500 percent increase in Oklahoma…

What natural occurrence can transform a landscape in minutes and affect the global climate for years? If you answered volcanoes, you’re right! Help kids grasp a better understanding of volcanoes with this infographic.


Town files lawsuit after largest earthquake in Oklahoma history

Town files lawsuit after largest earthquake in Oklahoma history | Ars Technica

Did you feel an earthquake? Share your location as well as see other earthquake reports in Oklahoma. Oklahoma is becoming a hotbed for earthquakes, and this special coverage page maps out every earthquake above a magnitude of 2.5 that happens in Oklahoma.

New Study on Historical Shaking Suggests a Century of Oil and Gas Earthquakes in Oklahoma

Click here to read "A Century of Induced Earthquakes in Oklahoma?" by U.S. Geological Survey seismologists Susan Hough and Morgan Page. The paper was published by the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America.

Scientists: 2,500 Earthquakes in Oklahoma Linked to Fracking

Mother Jones: Turns out that when a barely regulated industry injects highly pressurized wastewater into faults, things can go terribly wrong. Read what I said about this issue last week or two weeks ago ( Fracking’s Latest Scandal? Earthquake Swarms

Feds Secretly Asked For — And Secretly Got — List Of Every Concealed Carry Resident In Missouri :: Prophecy Dude

“rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma increased remarkably since Oct 2013 significantly increasing the chance for a damaging magnitude 5.5 or greater quake in central Oklahoma.