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Rare Earthquake Warning Issued for Oklahoma

Science & Tech  (tags: Oklahoma, earthquakes, warning, Geological Survey, science, safety, news, interesting )

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Mile for mile, there are almost as many earthquakes rattling Oklahoma as California this year. This major increase in seismic shaking led to a rare earthquake warning today (May 5) from the U.S. Geological Survey and the Oklahoma Geological Survey.


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Peta Clarke (30)
Monday May 5, 2014, 5:51 pm
Noted and thank you Carrie. Very interesting and not a nice situation to be in.

. (0)
Monday May 5, 2014, 6:36 pm
Scary times for Oklahoma. I wonder what's fracking causing it??????

Laurie H (818)
Monday May 5, 2014, 8:17 pm
Thanks for sharing Carrie, sounds like scary times for Oklahoma may be ahead~~~

Past Member (0)
Monday May 5, 2014, 8:24 pm
Tornadoes and now earthquakes too? Why would anybody live there? Fearless people they must be.

Katie & Bill D (107)
Monday May 5, 2014, 9:29 pm
There were Earthquakes in Northeast Ohio caused by
Fracking they said it will continue for years and they still do this!
Holy Crap Scarey! All for the $$$$$$ Thank you Carrie

Rosa Caldwell (384)
Tuesday May 6, 2014, 1:37 am
Not good news for Oklahoma

Gloria picchetti (304)
Tuesday May 6, 2014, 4:59 am
Right now the fire North of Tulsa is the real concern.

Lona Goudswaard (67)
Tuesday May 6, 2014, 5:43 am
First all the rather extreme legislation in Oklahoma, now nature is upset with this state too. Not a happy place to be for people. It just makes me wonder when the first Evangelist in Oklahoma will start to put the blame on same-sex marriage or women having abortions that has angered God rather than on the usual suspect, fracking.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 6, 2014, 5:54 am
Well put Lona! Thanks Carrie.

Nancy M (168)
Tuesday May 6, 2014, 7:42 am
Tornados then fires. Why not an earthquake?

Yeah Lona, you are correct

Mandi T (367)
Tuesday May 6, 2014, 9:34 am
Thanks Carrie

Elizabeth M (65)
Tuesday May 6, 2014, 3:57 pm
This what happens with too much frigging fracking going on. For years Oklahoma never experienced earthquakes. I am happy to read that President Obama wants a serious study done on fracking. It has to stop, and it needs someone with authority to stop it - greedy companies won't stop on their own.
Noted with thanks Carrie.

Lois Jordan (63)
Tuesday May 6, 2014, 6:02 pm
Noted. All the signs are there, and the science is in....fracking causes earthquakes. How much more information do they need?!

Birgit W (160)
Tuesday May 6, 2014, 6:34 pm
Thanks Carrie.
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