Sooner Politics: Earthquake Epidemic Wanes In Oklahoma

The number of “felt” Oklahoma earthquakes — those registering magnitude-2.8 or greater on the Richter scale — fell 58 percent in 2017 from 2016 levels, according to an Energy In Depth review of United States Geological Survey data.  The monthly average number of M-2.8 and greater earthquakes in 2017 was also down 82 percent from the June 2015 peak, and felt earthquakes were down 71 percent from levels seen in Oklahoma’s most [...] Read the full article at Oklahoma's Political News service, www.SoonerPolitics.org .