5/27/2013 — Oklahoma Fracking Earthquake — 3.1M inside large operation

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).

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000h6ye#summary

oklahoma fracking earthquake may 27 2013

M3.1 – 15km ENE of Kingston, Oklahoma 2013-05-27 07:58:22 UTC

Event Time

  1. 2013-05-27 07:58:22 UTC
  2. 2013-05-27 02:58:22 UTC-05:00 at epicenter
  3. 2013-05-27 02:58:22 UTC-05:00 system time

Location

34.063°N 96.574°W depth=5.0km (3.1mi)

Nearby Cities

  1. 15km (9mi) ENE of Kingston, Oklahoma
  2. 20km (12mi) WNW of Durant, Oklahoma
  3. 34km (21mi) N of Denison, Texas
  4. 47km (29mi) N of Sherman, Texas
  5. 178km (111mi) SSE of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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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 :

https://sincedutch.wordpress.com/?s=frack&submit=Search

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