USGS Advises Kansans to Prepare for Earthquakes like Californians

Oklahoma’s largest earthquake ever still has people talking. Saturday’s 5.8 magnitude earthquake caused only minor damage in Kansas, but officials with the US Geological Survey say it’s time for people in the region to start preparing for earthquakes like Californians. Items on your wall or shelves can be hazardous in an earthquake, but there are ways you can protect yourself … Continue reading

Three Earthquakes Recorded in Grant County, Oklahoma

Editor’s note: This comes just 3 days after the very strong 5.8M quake that shook Oklahoma and several other states: Strong Oklahoma Earthquake Felt from Nebraska to Texas Three earthquakes were recorded in Grant County, Oklahoma, Tuesday afternoon. A 3.9 magnitude was recorded at 12:48 p.m, 11 miles northwest of the town of Medford, Okla. at a depth of approximately … Continue reading

Strong 5.8M Oklahoma Earthquake Felt from Nebraska to Texas

A record-tying earthquake in the edge of Oklahoma’s key energy-producing areas rattled the Midwest from Nebraska to North Texas on Saturday and likely will focus fresh new attention to the practice of disposing oil and gas field wastewater deep underground. The United States Geological Survey said a 5.6 (UPDATED TO 5.8) magnitude earthquake happened at 7:02 a.m. Saturday in north-central … Continue reading

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake, Third Strongest on Record in Oklahoma, Felt as Far Away as Kansas City

EDITOR’S NOTE: I don’t generally do earthquake updates unless it’s rare in in it’s circumstance or unusual in some way which this one is, or unless they are extremely large because the moderate ones are reported all over the MSM anyway…this was worthy of posting in my opinion. Oklahoma was shook by its third strongest earthquake on record late Saturday … Continue reading