oklahoma earthquake News

Central Oklahoma Shaken by Magnitude 3.9 Earthquake

An earthquake has rattled parts of central Oklahoma that were shaken a day earlier by a series of earthquakes. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.9 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 8:40 a.m. Tuesday about 8 miles north-northeast of Crescent, …

USGS: Several Quakes, 1 of 3.5M, Struck North Oklahoma

The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed several earthquakes have struck northern Oklahoma, including one with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5. No injuries or damage are reported from the quakes that occurred Friday afternoon near Mooreland, about 108 miles northwest of Oklahoma …

Oklahoma Agency to Limit More Disposal Wells After Oil Hub Earthquake

Oklahoma’s oil and gas regulator plans to shut some disposal wells and reduce the volume of others as its initial response to Sunday’s earthquake near the oil hub of Cushing. “Other plans are being developed that will encompass larger areas” …

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Clarifies Quake Coverage Moratoriums

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak wants to alleviate concerns about six-month moratoriums on purchasing earthquake insurance. The concerns were raised after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Pawnee on Sept. 3. A moratorium is a temporary suspension on issuing new …

Magnitude 3.7 Quake Recorded near Pawnee, Oklahoma

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.7 magnitude earthquake has been recorded near Pawnee. The USGS says the quake was recorded at 11:50 a.m. on June 8 about 8 miles northwest of Pawnee. The area is about 75 miles north-northeast …