6/9/2013 — Oklahoma Fracking Earthquake — 3.4 magnitude inside large drilling operation

On June 9, 2013 , a 3.4M earthquake struck central Oklahoma inside a large pumping / fracking operation.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000hjnd#summary

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oklahoma fracking 3.4m earthquake june 9 2013

M3.4 – 7km S of Luther, Oklahoma 2013-06-09 07:12:31 UTC

Event Time

  1. 2013-06-09 07:12:31 UTC
  2. 2013-06-09 02:12:31 UTC-05:00 at epicenter
  3. 2013-06-09 02:12:31 UTC-05:00 system time

Location

35.590°N 97.201°W depth=5.1km (3.2mi)

Nearby Cities

  1. 7km (4mi) S of Luther, Oklahoma
  2. 11km (7mi) NNE of Choctaw, Oklahoma
  3. 23km (14mi) NE of Midwest City, Oklahoma
  4. 26km (16mi) ESE of Edmond, Oklahoma
  5. 31km (19mi) ENE of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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The earthquake activity along the southern edge of the North American Craton carries on.  Here are my past posts regarding this ongoing problem, the problem of man made earthquakes.

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

 

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