Earthquakes Not Caused by Fracking But Are Manmade, Says Oklahoma Geological Survey

Earthquakes Not Caused by Fracking But Are Manmade, Says Oklahoma Geological Survey

Preliminary reports showed a 5.6-magnitude quake centered about 45 miles northeast of Oklahoma City at 10:53 p.m...Geological Survey, the ...

Preliminary reports showed a 5.6-magnitude quake centered about 45 miles northeast of Oklahoma City at 10:53 p.m...Geological Survey, the ...

5/5/2014 Mile for mile, there are almost as many earthquakes rattling Oklahoma as California this year. This major increase in seismic shaking led to a rare earthquake warning today (May 5) from the U.S. Geological Survey and the Oklahoma Geological Survey.

Rare Earthquake Warning Issued for Oklahoma

5/5/2014 Mile for mile, there are almost as many earthquakes rattling Oklahoma as California this year. This major increase in seismic shaking led to a rare earthquake warning today (May 5) from the U.S. Geological Survey and the Oklahoma Geological Survey.

Geology and ore deposits of the Picher Field, Oklahoma and Kansas, (Geological Survey professional paper 588) | New and Used Books from Thrift Books

Geology and ore deposits of the Picher Field, Oklahoma and Kansas, (Geological Survey professional paper 588) | New and Used Books from Thrift Books

Oklahoma Geological Survey seismologist Amberlee Darold installs a seismometer in southwest Oklahoma... - Linda Davidson/The Washington Post/Getty Images

Oklahoma Geological Survey seismologist Amberlee Darold installs a seismometer in southwest Oklahoma... - Linda Davidson/The Washington Post/Getty Images

They can stop blaming fracking now "A chart of earthquake activity in Oklahoma from 1882 to 2013 is on display at the Oklahoma Geological Survey in Norman, Okla., Thursday, June 26, 2014. Earthquakes that have shaken Oklahoma communities in recent months have damaged homes, alarmed residents and prompted lawmakers and regulators to investigate what's behind the temblors and what can be done to stop them." (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Geologist: History shows Oklahoma earthquakes not new phenomenon

They can stop blaming fracking now "A chart of earthquake activity in Oklahoma from 1882 to 2013 is on display at the Oklahoma Geological Survey in Norman, Okla., Thursday, June 26, 2014. Earthquakes that have shaken Oklahoma communities in recent months have damaged homes, alarmed residents and prompted lawmakers and regulators to investigate what's behind the temblors and what can be done to stop them." (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

<p>Two earthquakes were reported Tuesday afternoon in northwest Oklahoma, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.</p>

<p>Two earthquakes were reported Tuesday afternoon in northwest Oklahoma, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.</p>

earthquake committee appointed by Gov. Fallin is meeting outside of public view and plans to issue no reports or recommendations. Five of 12 members have energy industry connections, including both lawmakers who serve on it.

earthquake committee appointed by Gov. Fallin is meeting outside of public view and plans to issue no reports or recommendations. Five of 12 members have energy industry connections, including both lawmakers who serve on it.

OKLAHOMA - Because of the rate of earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma has increased "remarkably" in less than a year, the U.S. Geological Survey warned - three months ago  - that the chances of a "dam...

OKLAHOMA - Because of the rate of earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma has increased "remarkably" in less than a year, the U.S. Geological Survey warned - three months ago - that the chances of a "dam...

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