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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  • Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin creates seismic activity council

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Fri, Sep 5, 2014

    Gov. Mary Fallin on Thursday announced the creation of a Coordinating Council on Seismic Activity designed to help researchers, policymakers, regulators and oil and natural gas industry study the state’s ongoing earthquake swarm.

  • Fallin creates earthquake panel

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Sep 4, 2014

    Council designed to connect researchers with policymakers and energy industry experts.

  • Questions remain at epicenter of quake trend

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Oklahoma is a seismically active state crisscrossed with thousands of natural fault lines. But seismic activity has spiked over the past five years, leading scientists, regulators, industry representatives and the general public to question what is different today and what could be causing the...

  • Oklahoma woman sues disposal well operators after earthquake

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Prague resident Sandra Ladra this month filed a lawsuit against the operators of Lincoln County water disposal wells, claiming they caused the magnitude 5.6 earthquake in 2011 that caused rock from her fireplace to land in her lap and injure her knee.

  • History of earthquakes in Oklahoma

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Oklahoma is a geologically active area. The rocks and faults that underlie the state reveal a history of significant seismic change. The occasional tembler has been known throughout state history to cause minor damage and rattle nerves.

  • Do quakes precede a big one, or prevent it?

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    The state’s ongoing, three-year earthquake swarm has produced thousands of tiny earthquakes, but so far only 20 magnitude 4.0 or greater and only one magnitude 5.0 or greater. One of the most pressing questions is whether another big one — or something even stronger — is likely.

  • Quake study leads to cooperation

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    The ongoing earthquake swarm has brought together regulators, scientists and the oil and natural gas industry to help determine what is causing the quakes and what, if anything, can be done to stop them or minimize the risk they pose.

  • While in San Francisco, an Oklahoma City Community College student experiences 6.0 earthquake

    By Kyle Schwab, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    Early Sunday, Talbot Cox woke up to shaking and swaying in his 20th-floor hotel room in downtown San Francisco.

  • News 9: Security Cameras At Edmond Liquor Store Capture 4.3 Magnitude Quake

    Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    Tuesday's 4.3 earthquake is the metro's first 4.0 or higher in nearly a month, reports News 9, and it's given one business owner a new sense of awareness. That message came just before 7:45 a.m. Mark Uselton was on the computer in the back of the showroom, inside his liquor store on Waterloo...

  • 4.2 earthquake rattles central Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    A Guthrie, Oklahoma, resident described Tuesday morning’s earthquake as one of the stronger ones he has felt.

  • 'Houses are bouncing' in Oklahoma

    Published: Mon, Aug 11, 2014

    GUTHRIE - Inside the small U-Haul rental office in Guthrie, Oklahoma, Tami Boxley routinely deals with something that once was rare: the rattling, booming roll of the earth, Reuters reports. In the last week alone, residents of Guthrie, pop. 10,191, have felt five quakes rock the town a half...

  • Oklahoma business briefs for Aug. 5, 2014

    Published: Tue, Aug 5, 2014

    Oklahoma business briefs for Aug. 5, 2014

  • State senator calls for federal earthquake task force

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Published: Mon, Aug 4, 2014

    A state senator and an Oklahoma petroleum geologist on Monday called for a federal task force to develop a statewide emergency action plan in response to the ongoing earthquake swarm.



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