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

www.reuters.com Published: 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 Oklahoma, yet not unheard of.

But in the past year, minor tremors have hit the state hundreds of times, raising worries the big one may be just around the corner.

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