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5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Oklahoma

5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Oklahoma The United States Geological Survey reports that the quake hit just after 7 a.m. in the north-central region around Pawnee, 74 miles from Oklahoma City. The earthquake ties the strongest in Oklahoma’s history. The previous record was set on Nov. 5, 2011, according to the USGS.

Oklahoma's largest earthquake ever still has people talking. Saturday's 5.8 magnitude earthquake caused only minor damage in Kansas, but officials with the US Geological Survey say it's time for people in the region to start preparing for earthquakes like Californians.

An earthquake has rattled a swath of the Great Plains from Nebraska to North Texas. The United States Geological Survey said that a 5.6 magnitude earthquake happened at 7:02 a.m. Saturday in north-central Oklahoma. It also tweeted that aftershocks may occur. Saturday's quake was centered about 9 miles northwest of Pawnee, Oklahoma. Earlier this week, the same spot, which is about 70 miles northeast of Oklahoma City, saw a magnitude 3.2 temblor.


(EnviroNews World News) — Pawnee, Oklahoma — A major earthquake, caused by the underground disposal of fracking wastewater, rattled north-central Oklahoma on the morning of September 3, 2016. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the event occurred at 8:02 a.m. EST and measured 5.6 on the Richter scale.…


Earthquake Rattles Oklahoma; One Of Strongest Recorded In State

Oklahoma earthquake 2016: The quake struck at a depth of 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) and was felt in five states, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

USGS upgrading Oklahoma earthquake to 5.8 magnitude. The earthquake centered in northeast Oklahoma on Saturday was upgraded to magnitude 5.8 by the U.S. Geological Survey on Wednesday, making it the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the state. It was the second earthquake exceeding magnitude 5.0 recorded in Oklahoma this year, which likely will increase the chances of a more powerful quake to come, said USGS geophysicist Daniel McNamara. #news #alert #awareness #Oklahoma #earthquake…

Oklahoma Geological Survey. 4/21/2015 - The OGS considers it very likely that the majority of recent earthquakes, particularly those in central and north-central Oklahoma, are triggered by the injection of produced water in disposal wells.