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A 5.0-magnitude earthquake hit the U.S. state of Oklahoma on Monday with no major damage being immediately reported. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake occurred around 0144 GMT with an epicentre located about 1.6 km west of Cushing, a city in the northern part of Oklahoma. The Cushing police confirmed that the

Oklahoma Geological Survey. 4/21/2015 - The OGS considers it very likely that the majority of recent earthquakes, particularly those in central and north-central Oklahoma, are triggered by the injection of produced water in disposal wells.


Rare Earthquake Warning Issued for Oklahoma

Rare Earthquake Warning Issued for Oklahoma - 5/5/2014 Warning from U.S. Geological Survey & Oklahoma Geological Survey, in joint statement, warned the risk of a damaging earthquake--one LARGER than magnitude 5.0--has significantly increased in central Oklahoma...


An earthquake has rattled a swath of the Great Plains from Nebraska to North Texas. The United States Geological Survey said that a 5.6 magnitude earthquake happened at 7:02 a.m. Saturday in north-central Oklahoma. It also tweeted that aftershocks may occur. Saturday's quake was centered about 9 miles northwest of Pawnee, Oklahoma. Earlier this week, the same spot, which is about 70 miles northeast of Oklahoma City, saw a magnitude 3.2 temblor.