A 3.1M earthquake struck South Central Oklahoma a few minutes before 3am CST , May 27, 2013.
The earthquake epicenter resides inside a large drilling / pumping / injection operation (frack wells). Nearest frack well is 0.57 miles away (2,900 feet).
M3.1 – 15km ENE of Kingston, Oklahoma 2013-05-27 07:58:22 UTC
- 2013-05-27 07:58:22 UTC
- 2013-05-27 02:58:22 UTC-05:00 at epicenter
- 2013-05-27 02:58:22 UTC-05:00 system time
34.063°N 96.574°W depth=5.0km (3.1mi)
- 15km (9mi) ENE of Kingston, Oklahoma
- 20km (12mi) WNW of Durant, Oklahoma
- 34km (21mi) N of Denison, Texas
- 47km (29mi) N of Sherman, Texas
- 178km (111mi) SSE of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Fracking earthquakes are becoming a REAL problem in Oklahoma, and the southern / western states of Arkansas, Texas, and Colorado.
OK, AR, CO all had 5.0M+ earthquakes in the past 2 years, plus HUNDREDS of smaller earthquakes being felt in the region .
Here are my past posts on the subject of fracking earthquakes :