U.S.G.S. Warns That Earthquakes On The Rise In Oklahoma
By Jennifer Cope
The U.S. Geological Survey is warning that the chances of a damaging earthquake in Oklahoma have increased significantly.Experts have been studying the earthquakes in our state and have found the number of tremors has been growing since 2009.The moderate quakes could mean that a "big one" is possible and it could hit without warning.The U.S.G.S. has pointed to wastewater injection as a contributing factor to the earthquakes.For more information, click this link to the original study: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/ceus/products/newsrelease_05022014.php Or click the link to the wastewater injection link: http://www.sciencemag.org/content/345/6195/448.abstract
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