7/20/2015 — Noteworthy M4.4, M4.0 + M3.2 earthquakes strike Midwest in Oklahoma — FORECAST AREA HIT

A sizable earthquake has struck below the Oklahoma / Kansas border region fracking operations.

4.4m fracking oklahoma earthquake july 20 2015

oklahoma fracking earthquake july 20 2015 M4.4


UPDATE July 20, 2015 – 425pm CDT :

30 minutes after making this website post, a series of earthquakes has developed across Oklahoma.  Two other subsequent events measuring M4.0 + M3.2 both struck at other fracking operations nearby the original M4.4 earthquake epicenter.

It appears a “super fracture” is occurring again in this region.

super fracture july 20 2015 30 minutes of earthquakes m4.4 m4.0 m3.2

A super-fracture is a term I have applied to describe what happens when one well fractures, leading to other well casement containment failures, which then leads to OTHER fractures (earthquakes) like a domino effect.

Here is a post I made describing the super-fracture issue in detail:


One wells large M4.0+ earthquake is enough to cause problems at other nearby operations.  Those nearby operations then have earthquakes which cause adjacent areas to move excessively.. causing other smaller earthquakes to fan out from the original “super fracture” location.



Original post carries on below:

Three days ago, on July 17, 2015, an earthquake forecast was issued for a new round of noteworthy seismic activity to resume in the midwestern United States (Oklahoma + Kansas border area).

The earthquake forecast specifically called for midrange M4.0 seismic activity to strike this week in North Central Oklahoma .  This event comes after well over a month with no such large events.


Information on this earthquake from the USGS:

Magnitude/uncertainty 4.4 mwr± 0.0
Location/uncertainty 36.807°N 98.197°W± 2.9 km
Depth/uncertainty 5.0 km± 1.9
Origin Time 2015-07-20 20:19:04.290 UTC
Number of Stations
Number of Phases 65
Minimum Distance 1.22 km (0.01°)
Travel Time Residual 0.60 sec
Azimuthal Gap 65°
FE Region Oklahoma (499)


Magnitude/uncertainty 4.0 mb_lg± 0.0
Location/uncertainty 36.846°N 98.202°W± 4.1 km
Depth/uncertainty 5.0 km± 2.0
Origin Time 2015-07-20 20:54:32.740 UTC
Number of Stations
Number of Phases 45
Minimum Distance 4.68 km (0.04°)
Travel Time Residual 0.46 sec
Azimuthal Gap 92°
FE Region Oklahoma (499)
Magnitude/uncertainty 3.2 mb_lg± 0.1
Location/uncertainty 36.375°N 96.892°W± 2.0 km
Depth/uncertainty 5.0 km± 2.0
Origin Time 2015-07-20 20:50:16.560 UTC
Number of Stations
Number of Phases 46
Minimum Distance 27.94 km (0.25°)
Travel Time Residual 0.66 sec
Azimuthal Gap 47°
FE Region Oklahoma (499)



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