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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  • Earthquake politics: 'We don't work in a vacuum,' Oklahoma state seismologist says

    By ZIVA BRANSTETTER - Tulsa World | Updated: Tue, Feb 10, 2015

    As Amberlee Darold steers the white pickup over a rutted cow pasture near Oklahoma City, she tries to explain what it’s like being a seismologist for the state of Oklahoma right now. Darold works at the Oklahoma Geological Survey, the state agency charged with studying and reporting on...

  • Quake Debate: Scientists warn of potential for 'large earthquake' as injection well discussion continues

    BY ZIVA BRANSTETTER, Tulsa World | Published: Mon, Feb 9, 2015

    The warning may have seemed a little dramatic at the time, but OSU geology professor Todd Halihan wanted to get lawmakers’ attention about the risk of a damaging earthquake. “We knew the dust bowl would happen scientifically, but as scientists we did not communicate it effectively to the...

  • Seismologists Say A Fault Is At Fault For Irving, Texas Earthquakes

    Published: Mon, Feb 9, 2015

    IRVING (CBSDFW.COM) – Scientists are discovering what is to blame for the recent earthquakes in Irving. Many believed that the former Texas Stadium implosion or gas drilling could be the blame but SMU seismologists say they just don’t know yet. It is about 2 miles in length and 3 to 5...

  • As earthquakes continue, Oklahoma officials coordinate agency responses

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Updated: Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    The Governor’s Coordinating Council on Seismic Activity continues to gather information to better respond to increased earthquake activity and the possible links to wastewater injection wells from oil and gas development.

  • 4.3-magnitude earthquake reported near Cherokee on Thursday

    FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Feb 5, 2015

    The U.S. Geological Survey has reported a 4.3-magnitude earthquake Thursday. The quake was near Cherokee, Oklahoma.

  • State orders injection well shut down after northwestern Oklahoma earthquake

    By ZIVA BRANSTETTER - Tulsa World | Updated: Wed, Feb 4, 2015

    Staff at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission directed that an injection well operated by SandRidge Energy be shut down Tuesday due to continuing earthquakes in Alfalfa County near the Kansas border. The well is the second active wastewater injection well directed to “shut in” or halt...

  • Oklahoma Corporation Commission adds to earthquake areas of interest for disposal wells

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Updated: Mon, Feb 2, 2015

    As earthquake activity continues in Oklahoma, the Corporation Commission had added to its list of areas that need extra scrutiny to get permits for wastewater injection wells.

  • Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes Oklahoma town of Cherokee

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    CHEROKEE — A 4.0 magnitude earthquake has rattled the small town of Cherokee in northwest Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake was recorded about 8:24 a.m. Friday near the town. No injuries or damage was reported. The survey also recorded two earlier temblors in...

  • 3.8 magnitude earthquake rattles northern Oklahoma

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    An earthquake has shaken part of Noble County in north-central Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.8 magnitude temblor was recorded at 5:31 a.m. Tuesday less than two miles south-southeast of Perry. The earthquake occurred at a depth of about two miles. Several other earthquakes...

  • News 9: OK Supreme Court To Hear Prague Lawsuit On Earthquakes

    Published: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    PRAGUE - Four years after the largest recorded earthquake in Oklahoma history, the state Supreme Court will consider hearing a Prague woman's lawsuit against energy companies, News 9 reports. Fierce pain in her right knee is a constant reminder for Prague grandmother Sandra Ladra of the 5.6...

  • 4.1 magnitude earthquake recorded in north-central Oklahoma

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    CHEROKEE — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded a 4.1 magnitude earthquake near Cherokee in north-central Oklahoma. The USGS reports the quake occurred at 4:19 a.m. Monday about nine miles east of Cherokee in Alfalfa County — about 95 miles northwest of Oklahoma City. The county sheriff’s...

  • Earthquake rate steadies in Oklahoma, experts say

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Tue, Jan 13, 2015

    After increasing rapidly over the past three years, the pace of earthquakes in Oklahoma held steady in 2014 at a rate higher than California and far higher than the historic average in Oklahoma.

  • Series of small quakes rumble through Dallas area

    Published: Wed, Jan 7, 2015

    DALLAS — Six earthquakes — all centered near the old Texas Stadium site in Irving — jolted the Dallas area Tuesday, USA Today reports. No damage was reported from the temblors. Two quakes measuring 3.5 magnitude event at 3:10 p.m. CT and a 3.6 magnitude tremor at 6:52 p.m. were "double...



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