3/16/2015 — Kansas Earthquake — 3.5 magnitude strikes FRACKING operation

Kansas, not normally known for its seismic activity, just experienced a moderate 3.5 magnitude earthquake located beneath a large fracking operation.

kansas fracking earthquake march 16 2015

 


http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us10001mps#general_summary

Scientific – Summary

Origin

Magnitude / uncertainty 3.5 mb_lg± 0.0
Location / uncertainty 37.213°N 97.878°W± 2.3 km
Depth / uncertainty 8.0 km± 3.4
Origin Time 2015-03-16 05:48:27.120 UTC
Number of Stations
Number of Phases 49
Minimum Distance 1.67 km (0.01°)
Travel Time Residual 0.31 sec
Azimuthal Gap 43°
FE Region Kansas (480)

I fully covered the reason behind these events in the most recent earthquake update / forecast from March 12, 2015.

You can watch the forecast here:


Four days ago, on March 12, 2015, a noteworthy 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck just South of this Kansas location, near the Oklahoma border.

http://dutchsinse.com/3122015-noteworthy-4-2-magnitude-earthquake-strikes-midwest-oklahoma-fracking-operation/

It is not a coincidence that we now see a 3.5M strike just North in Kansas.  Most certainly this movement in Kansas is due to this past weeks 4.2M in Oklahoma (at the fracking operations there).

oklahoma fracking 4.2m earthquake march 12 2015

 

 

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