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A 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit Oklahoma early on Saturday, causing damage and tremors that were felt from Nebraska to Texas. The United States Geological Survey reports that it hit just after 7 a.m. in the north-central region around Pawnee, 74 miles from Oklahoma City. The quake is believed...

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.

USGS upgrading Oklahoma earthquake to 5.8 magnitude. The earthquake centered in northeast Oklahoma on Saturday was upgraded to magnitude 5.8 by the U.S. Geological Survey on Wednesday, making it the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the state. It was the second earthquake exceeding magnitude 5.0 recorded in Oklahoma this year, which likely will increase the chances of a more powerful quake to come, said USGS geophysicist Daniel McNamara. #news #alert #awareness #Oklahoma #earthquake…

from LHWM Daily News

Magnitude-5.6 Oklahoma quake shakes up the Midwest

A magnitude-5.6 earthquake – matching the strongest temblor to ever hit the state – struck north central Oklahoma on Saturday morning and could be felt over a seven-state area, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.


Earthquake Rattles Oklahoma; One Of Strongest Recorded In State

Oklahoma earthquake 2016: The quake struck at a depth of 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) and was felt in five states, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

from The Huffington Post

5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Oklahoma

What more Governments need to know to #BanFrackingNow RT 5.6 magnitude earthquake rattles Oklahoma via @HuffPostGreen

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck Saturday morning near Pawnee, Oklahoma…

(EnviroNews World News) — Pawnee, Oklahoma — A major earthquake, caused by the underground disposal of fracking wastewater, rattled north-central Oklahoma on the morning of September 3, 2016. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the event occurred at 8:02 a.m. EST and measured 5.6 on the Richter scale.…

Earthquake startles Iowans, who feel tremors from Oklahoma Within minutes, the U.S. Geological Survey website posted a notice that a fairly large earthquake had just happened in northern Oklahoma, about 400 miles southwest of Des Moines. #EarthquakesToday

09-03-2016 Earthquake Shakes Swath of Midwest From Nebraska to Texas