A rare , and noteworthy, magnitude 4.3 earthquake has struck at a South Central Kansas fracking operation.
This larger Kansas fracking earthquake was EXPECTED to occur this week.
A 7 day forecast was issued for the Kansas / Oklahoma border to see the return of 4.0M+ earthquakes.
Forecast for Kansas was issued on May 29th, now today on June 5th, the area was it (on day 7 of the forecast).
See the earthquake forecast calling for Kansas 4.0M earthquake activity here:
Information on this 4.3M earthquake in Kansas from the USGS:
|Magnitude/uncertainty||4.3 mb_lg± 0.0|
|Location/uncertainty||37.242°N 97.962°W± 2.8 km|
|Depth/uncertainty||5.1 km± 7.4|
|Origin Time||2015-06-05 23:12:41.050 UTC|
|Number of Stations||–|
|Number of Phases||35|
|Minimum Distance||1.78 km (0.02°)|
|Travel Time Residual||0.47 sec|
|FE Region||Kansas (480)|