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The increased seismicity is likely due to changes in the way oil and gas are produced.The increased seismicity is likely due to changes in the way oil and gas are produced.CREDIT ILLUSTRATION BY SHOUTIn the fall of 2011, students in Katie Keranen’s seismology course at the University of Oklahoma buried portable seismograph stations around the campus, in anticipation of a football game betw…

Earthquakes continue to affect Oklahoma energy companies

An Oklahoma energy company has been ordered to shut down a wastewater injection well due to concerns that it may be causing earthquakes, a state official said Wednesday.Matt Skinner, with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC), said due to continuin…

This next week features primary elections on Tuesday, June 24, and our earthquake town hall meeting on Thursday, June 26.

Those who have any question about their voter registration status or where to vote on Tuesday may utilize the state election boar…

This next week features primary elections on Tuesday, June 24, and our earthquake town hall meeting on Thursday, June 26.Those who have any question about their voter registration status or where to vote on Tuesday may utilize the state election board’…

I am interested in working with other local officials to host a town hall meeting about the earthquakes which have been torturing area residents over the past few weeks. The forum would allow local residents to ask questions of the energy sector and st…

Earthquakes near Spencer Oklahoma measuring up to 3.3 on Richter Scale

 

Earthquake tremors in Oklahoma

The ground in the state continues to rumble as a new round of earthquakes shake up central Oklahoma on Sunday.

The most recent earthquake struck just before 8 p.m. three miles north of the town of Spencer, Okla., 11 miles northeast of the OKC metro. It weighed in at 3.3 on the Richter Scale, and was recorded at a depth of just over four miles.

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The Oklahoma Geological Survey recorded 16 earthquakes centered around Edmond, Jones and Spencer early Saturday morning. At least five more have hit since then.

11/2/2013 Related Story: Oklahoma Geological Survey Records 16 Quakes Around OKC

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Posted by Sandra Crosnoe for OKGrassroots