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 students drop, cover and hold on in case of an earthquake

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Third-grade Guthrie students learned what to do in case of an earthquake. A nationwide earthquake drill with more than an estimated 20 million people worldwide is planned for 10:16 a.m. Thursday. Remember to drop, cover and hold on.

  • Earthquake reported Friday morning south of Cushing

    Staff and wire reports | Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    Cushing Emergency Management Director Bob Noltensmeyer said there were no injuries or major damage as a result of the tremor, which was recorded at 8:51 a.m. about a mile southwest of Cushing.

  • Oklahoma's earthquake council discusses seismic swarm

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    Cooperation and coordination were the themes of the first meeting of the state’s new Coordinating Council on Seismic Activity, said Mike Teague, Oklahoma secretary of Energy and Environment.

  • 4.2-magnitude earthquake reported in north Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    The earthquake shook shortly after 10 p.m. Its epicenter was about 15 miles west, southwest of Perry, about 21 miles east, southeast of Enid and about 52 miles north Oklahoma City, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

  • Magnitude 4.0 earthquake registered south of Guthrie

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    It was recorded at 3:08 p.m. roughly four miles south of Guthrie.

  • Earthquake studies continue in Oklahoma

    By Adam Wilmoth, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    Oklahoma Corporation Commission staff and representatives from the Oklahoma Geological Survey on Tuesday provided the corporation commissioners an update on their efforts to study the state’s ongoing earthquake swarm.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.



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