Oklahoma is becoming a hotbed for earthquakes, and this special coverage page maps out every earthquake that happens in Oklahoma.

The last 25 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2.5 or higher within a 400-mile radius of Oklahoma City

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  • What are the biggest earthquakes in Oklahoma history?

    Adam Kemp | Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    On Monday, Oklahomans felt one of the biggest temblors in state history when a 4.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Crescent.  Explore the map below to see the nine biggest earthquakes in Oklahoma history. For more information about seismic activity in Oklahoma, be sure to check out the...

  • Crescent quake makes, breaks history

    By Sheila Stogsdill For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    The largest rumbling occurred Monday afternoon, part of a one-two punch. A 4.0-magnitude quake struck at 12:49 p.m. Less than 30 minutes later, at 1:12 p.m., the large 4.5-magnitude quake again shook the city, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The 4.5 quake was among the nine largest...

  • Three disposal wells change operations after earthquakes

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    The actions came after a swarm of earthquakes hit the area in the last week, including quakes of magnitude 4.5 and 4.0 on Monday. Crescent is about 40 miles north of Oklahoma City.

  • Earthquake safety tips

    Phillip OConnor | Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Pick a safe place in each room. Find a place under a piece of sturdy furniture Find a place away from windows, bookcases or tall furniture that could potentially fall on you. Bolt and brace water heaters and gas appliances to wall studs. Hang heavy items, like pictures and mirrors, away from...

  • Disposal wells near Crescent shutting down after quakes

    BY DON MECOY Business Editor dmecoy@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Two oil and gas wastewater disposal wells closest to the recent earthquakes near Crescent are shutting down their operations, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission said Tuesday. After being contacted by the Commission’s Oil and Gas Division, operators of two of the wells are shutting down...

  • Reactions to 4.5 earthquake felt in Oklahoma City, Edmond

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    A magnitude-4.5 earthquake northwest of Guthrie shook the area on Monday afternoon.

  • 4.5 magnitude earthquake felt in Oklahoma City, Edmond

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    A 4.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Crescent, Oklahoma Monday afternoon.

  • Oil industry warns of cost of proposed disposal well ban in Oklahoma

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    Energy In Depth report says a moratorium on wastewater injection wells may create economic and environmental problems in Oklahoma.

  • Magnitude-4.0 earthquake rocks Bay Area

    Published: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

     A 4.0-magnitude earthquake rattled the San Francisco Bay Area before dawn Tuesday, though no damage or injuries were immediately reported, USA TODAY reports. The U.S. Geological Survey said quake the struck at 2:41 a.m. PT. It was centered 2 miles...

  • Council in Stillwater unanimously approves rules for oil, gas drilling

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    The Stillwater City Council Monday approved an ordinance for oil and gas drilling, establishing noise limits and requiring setbacks from homes, schools and hospitals.

  • Oklahoma Corporation Commission again expands areas for disposal well scrutiny in wake of earthquakes

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    Oil and gas operators will face additional restrictions on disposal wells linked to man-made earthquakes under an expanded directive from the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, the agency said Friday. The commission's oil and gas conservation division also received a $200,000 grant from the...

  • Oklahoma's top seismologist accepts USGS New Mexico job

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Updated: Mon, Jul 6, 2015

    The Oklahoma state seismologist has confirmed plans to leave the job for a position with the United States Geological Survey in New Mexico. Austin Holland said he accepted a tentative offer with the USGS as a supervisory geophysicist at the Albuquerque Seismic Lab. Holland said the main reason...

  • Oklahoma Supreme Court allows earthquake lawsuit to continue

    BY ADAM WILMOTH Energy Editorawilmoth@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    A resident of Prague is seeking damages after she was injured in her home by a 2011 earthquake that was magnitude 5.6 and caused widespread damage. The Oklahoma Supreme Court reversed a lower-court ruling, saying Cynthia Ferrell's case could continue in Lincoln County District Court.



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