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Study: North Texas Quakes Spurred on Faults Dormant for 300M Years

Earthquakes that have swarmed North Texas in recent years occurred on faults awakened by human activity after they had been dormant since dinosaurs roamed the area, according to a new university study. There have been frequent earthquakes in recent years …

3.8M Quake Rattles Parts of Central Oklahoma

An earthquake has rattled parts of central Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 9:59 a.m. Sunday about two miles northeast of Luther, located about 28 miles northeast of Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County. …

Oklahoma Officials Avoid Tough Measures Despite More, Stronger Quakes

In Oklahoma, now the country’s earthquake capital, people are talking nervously about the big one as man-made quakes get stronger, more frequent and closer to major population centers. Next door in Kansas, they’re feeling on firmer ground though no one …