earthquake http://kgou.org en More Earthquakes Rattle Central Oklahoma http://kgou.org/post/more-earthquakes-rattle-central-oklahoma <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px;">No injuries or damage were reported after a series of <a href="https://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/topic/earthquakes-2/">earthquakes</a> rattled parts of central&nbsp;</span><font color="red" style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px;">Oklahoma</font><span style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px;">&nbsp;overnight, including a 4.1-magnitude temblor that woke many residents near Guthrie.</span></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:27:27 +0000 Associated Press 26981 at http://kgou.org More Earthquakes Rattle Central Oklahoma Earthquake Shakes Central Oklahoma Monday Morning http://kgou.org/post/earthquake-shakes-central-oklahoma-monday-morning <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;Geological Survey says a 4.4 magnitude earthquake has rocked central&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:04:25 +0000 Associated Press 26745 at http://kgou.org Earthquake Shakes Central Oklahoma Monday Morning Tense Hours, Then Sighs Of Relief After Huge Quake Off Chile http://kgou.org/post/tense-hours-then-sighs-relief-after-huge-quake-chile The extent of the damage isn't yet clear and the <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/International/dead-residents-evacuated-quake-strikes-off-chiles-coast/story?id=23154182" target="_blank">six deaths</a> reported so far may be followed by news of other fatalities.<p>But on the morning after a <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/04/01/297945381/massive-quake-off-northern-chile-triggers-tsunami-warning" target="_blank">massive, 8.2 magnitude earthquake</a> off the coast of northern Chile there are sighs of relief there and in neighboring Peru.<p>"At a time when horrific natural disaste Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:13:31 +0000 Mark Memmott 26431 at http://kgou.org Tense Hours, Then Sighs Of Relief After Huge Quake Off Chile Earthquake Rattles Residents Near Langston http://kgou.org/post/earthquake-rattles-residents-near-langston <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;"><a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/tag/earthquakes/"><strong>READ: StateImpact's Oklahoma Earthquake Coverage</strong></a></p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 04:06:31 +0000 Associated Press 22873 at http://kgou.org Earthquake Rattles Residents Near Langston A Sharp Rise In Earthquakes Puts Oklahomans On Edge http://kgou.org/post/sharp-rise-earthquakes-puts-oklahomans-edge For the past three decades, Oklahoma averaged about 50 earthquakes a year. But that number has skyrocketed in the past few years. In 2013 — the state's most seismically active year ever — there were almost 3,000.<p>The quakes are small, and they're concentrated in the central part of the state, where the Erwins live.<p>Amanda Erwin says that even on a clear day, she knows something's up when the thunder begins: The chandelier swings, and the walls and bed start rumbling. Her husband, Keith, says the earthquakes remind him of the artillery he used to hear growing up near a military base. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 23:01:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 20371 at http://kgou.org A Sharp Rise In Earthquakes Puts Oklahomans On Edge Earthquakes Continue To Shake Edmond, Enid Areas http://kgou.org/post/earthquakes-continue-shake-edmond-enid-areas <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">More earthquakes have rocked&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>.</p> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 16:51:00 +0000 Associated Press 18098 at http://kgou.org Earthquakes Continue To Shake Edmond, Enid Areas Five Things Oklahomans Need To Know About Earthquake Insurance http://kgou.org/post/five-things-oklahomans-need-know-about-earthquake-insurance <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Seismologists at the U.S. Geological Survey recently warned that the ongoing earthquake swarm in central-Oklahoma </span><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">is&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=3710" style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;">likely</a><a href="http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=3710" style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;"> to continue, could get worse, and might be linked to wells</a><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">&nbsp;oil and gas companies use to store drilling waste-fluid deep underground.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">In response,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ok.gov/triton/modules/newsroom/newsroom_article.php?id=157&amp;article_id=12955" style="color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;">Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak advised Oklahomans to buy earthquake insurance</a>.</p><p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 19:38:45 +0000 Joe Wertz 17430 at http://kgou.org Five Things Oklahomans Need To Know About Earthquake Insurance Oklahomans Live With Shaking As Researchers Study Earthquake Swarm http://kgou.org/post/oklahomans-live-shaking-researchers-study-earthquake-swarm <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">Keith Erwin says they remind him of the artillery he used to hear growing up near the Fort Sill Army base in Lawton. His wife Amanda says the earthquakes sound like thunder.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:01:47 +0000 Joe Wertz 17166 at http://kgou.org Oklahomans Live With Shaking As Researchers Study Earthquake Swarm (UPDATE) Mapped: Oklahoma’s Earthquake Swarm http://kgou.org/post/update-mapped-oklahoma-s-earthquake-swarm <p><em>Editor's Note: This post has been updated 11/11/13 to include the most recent earthquakes that occurred over the weekend.</em></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">More than two-dozen small earthquakes shook central Oklahoma, including several temblors that were 3.0-magnitude or higher, which people can generally feel. No damage or injuries&nbsp;<a href="http://www.news9.com/story/23865057/earthquake-outbreak-temblors-continue-to-rock-central-ok" style="color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;">have been reported</a>.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">The tremors are the latest in a swarm of quakes the U.S. Geological Survey says&nbsp;</span><a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/topic/earthquakes-2/" style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;">may be linked to waste fluid disposal wells</a><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">&nbsp;used by the oil and gas industry. The swarm began in 2009, and has included more than 200 magnitude 3.0 or greater temblors. The “unusual” earthquakes don’t appear to be natural, and led&nbsp;USGS&nbsp;seismologist Bill&nbsp;Leith&nbsp;to issue a&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=3710&amp;from=rss&amp;utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=feed&amp;utm_campaign=Feed%3A+USGSNewsroomPartial+%28Newsroom+-+Partial+Descriptions%29#.UmlZChBdAic" style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;">warning of increased quake hazards throughout central Oklahoma</a><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 17:16:49 +0000 Joe Wertz 16531 at http://kgou.org (UPDATE) Mapped: Oklahoma’s Earthquake Swarm Trying Again: Oklahoma Lawmaker Seeks Better Earthquake Insurance Info http://kgou.org/post/trying-again-oklahoma-lawmaker-seeks-better-earthquake-insurance-info <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Following a rash of earthquakes, a state lawmaker says he plans to file a bill to require insurance companies to notify Oklahomans whether their policies cover property damage caused by earthquakes.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 14:44:00 +0000 Associated Press 16658 at http://kgou.org Trying Again: Oklahoma Lawmaker Seeks Better Earthquake Insurance Info