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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  • UPDATE: Three earthquakes felt in central Oklahoma Monday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Jun 16, 2014

    Three earthquakes have been felt in central Oklahoma Monday. The quakes were at 6:25 a.m., 5:47 a.m., and 5:31 a.m. The largest was a 4.5 magnitude quake near Jones.

  • Meers Store and Restaurant still serves a mean “seismic burger,” even with a broken seismograph

    By Juliana Keeping, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Jun 16, 2014

    Meers Store and Restaurant, an iconic Oklahoma burger joint near Lawton, is known for its 16-ounce seismic burger, served on a pie plate and piled high with toppings. Owner Joe Maranto said he’s had trouble getting an answer on whether the store’s seismograph will ever be put back online.

  • Injection well operator in Logan County earthquake zone agrees to additional monitoring

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Published: Thu, May 29, 2014

    Slawson Exploration Co. Inc. will work with regulators at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission to provide additional well data for a wastewater injection well in an area with recent earthquake activity. The commission approved Slawson’s permit on Thursday.

  • 3.6-magnitude earthquake shakes Guthrie

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, May 21, 2014

    A 3.6-magnitude earthquake was reported shortly after 9:45 p.m. Wednesday. The earthquake’s epicenter was reported about 7 miles south, southwest of Guthrie, about 9 miles north of Edmond, and about 22 miles north of Oklahoma City, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

  • 3.6 magnitude earthquake reported early Tuesday in Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, May 20, 2014

    A 3.6 magnitude earthquake shook northeast Oklahoma County Tuesday. It happened about 2:30 a.m. near NE 50 and Triple XXX Road.

  • KOCO: Unsecured water heaters pose danger during earthquakes

    Published: Tue, May 13, 2014

    USGS scientists say a large earthquake could happen in Oklahoma, says KOCO, and if it does happen, your water heater may not be able to handle it. If there's a major earthquake, your water heater could tip over, catch fire and even ...

  • Quake warning causes run on insurance polices in tornado-prone Oklahoma

    Published: Fri, May 9, 2014

    A warning from U.S. scientists that Oklahoma may be hit by a major earthquake has caused a run on insurance policies for tremors in the heartland state, adding to the woes of residents already in the firing line of devastating tornadoes, Reuters reports. Quakes have typically been infrequent in...

  • Latest earthquake report raises more questions

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Mon, May 5, 2014

    The U.S. Geological Survey and the Oklahoma Geological Survey said Monday oil and natural gas activity is a “likely contributing factor” to Oklahoma earthquakes.

  • Oklahoma officials team up to study earthquakes

    BY JAY F. MARKS, Business Writer | Updated: Wed, Apr 30, 2014

    Regulators and geological surveys from 10 states, including Oklahoma, are working together to study the possible connection between increased seismic activity and injection wells.

  • News 9: Seismologists say they're forecasting earthquakes

    Published: Tue, Apr 29, 2014

    Oklahoma Geological Survey says Oklahoma has already had more 3.0 magnitude or greater earthquakes this year than all of 2013, reports News 9. Dr. Thomas Jordan with the Southern California Earthquake Center located at the University of Southern California is trying to figure out if, like...

  • Another quake strikes north-central Oklahoma

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Mon, Apr 28, 2014

    MEDFORD — Another earthquake has struck north-central Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the 3.0-magnitude quake struck at 7 a.m. Monday. It struck 5 miles east-southeast of Medford and 29 miles north-northeast of Enid. It had a depth of 1.8 miles. The latest quake follows a...

  • If you've felt an earthquake in Oklahoma lately, you must read this

    Published: Mon, Apr 28, 2014

    In the nearly 35 years since she’d anchored her dinner bell on these 11 and a half acres in Parker County, Texas, Georgianna McKee had never felt an earthquake until November 6, 2013. She could look back 150 years, and the historical record would bear no evidence of seismic activity in the area...

  • Two quakes felt in Edmond and Guthrie

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Just after 1 p.m., a 4.0 magnitude earthquake was felt 8 miles north of Edmond. About 20 minutes later another earthquake, this time a 3.7 magnitude, was felt 6 miles south/southwest of Guthrie.



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