As Oklahoma’s Earthquakes Continue, Researchers Study Unnatural Tremors for Links to Disposal Wells
Filed by KOSU News in State Impact.
October 25, 2013
Central Oklahoma is still experiencing a “significant rise” in magnitude 3.0 or greater earthquakes, and federal and state seismologists are collaborating to study possible links to disposal wells used by the oil and gas industry, the U.S. Geological Survey says. From 1975-2008, central Oklahoma averaged between one to three 3.0-magnitude quakes a year. That annual [...]
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