earthquake http://kgou.org en Number Getting Earthquake Insurance Increasing http://kgou.org/post/number-getting-earthquake-insurance-increasing <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 22.69499969482422px;">The recent increase in earthquakes within the state has raised both awareness and the purchase of earthquake insurance, according to Kelly Collins, communications director with the Oklahoma Insurance Department.</span></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:28:15 +0000 eCapitol & Rachael Brown 34020 at http://kgou.org Number Getting Earthquake Insurance Increasing Multiple Earthquakes Rattle Central Oklahoma http://kgou.org/post/multiple-earthquakes-rattle-central-oklahoma <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 15.9375px;">The U.S. Geological Survey says at least four earthquakes have rattled central&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>, including a 4.3-magnitude temblor near Langston.</p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 21:47:35 +0000 Associated Press 33256 at http://kgou.org Multiple Earthquakes Rattle Central Oklahoma Five Earthquakes Recorded In Oklahoma Friday...So Far http://kgou.org/post/five-earthquakes-recorded-oklahoma-fridayso-far <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15.9375px;">The U.S. Geological Survey reports five earthquakes — including one of magnitude 4.0 — in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15.9375px;">Authorities say there are no reports of injury or damage from the Friday quakes.</p> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 00:14:46 +0000 Associated Press 32268 at http://kgou.org Five Earthquakes Recorded In Oklahoma Friday...So Far Company Man: Oil and Gas Energy Rep Says Industry Understands Quake Concerns http://kgou.org/post/company-man-oil-and-gas-energy-rep-says-industry-understands-quake-concerns <h4 style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 10px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: proxima-nova, sans-serif; font-size: 18px; line-height: 1.2; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Alex Mills is a company man. He heads the largest state oil and gas association in the United States. He’s based in Wichita Falls, 90 minutes northwest of the </span>Azle-Reno<span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> area, where a series of earthquakes hit six months ago. This story is part of our series on “What’s Behind the North Texas Quakes?”</span></h4><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);">As president of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, Alex Mills represents businesses in nearly 30 states. In a&nbsp;weekly column, he wrote that hydraulic fracturing has become a focal point of attack for many environmental groups that want to deter or ban oil and natural gas production.</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);">“The issue with hydraulic fracturing is not really an issue,” Mills said. “Because hydraulic fracturing is a process that has proven to be safe and reliable to get hydro-carbons out of the ground, oil and natural gas.”</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);">He says officials from a number of federal agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency, agree that fracturing is safe.</p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 01:13:49 +0000 StateImpact Texas 31554 at http://kgou.org Company Man: Oil and Gas Energy Rep Says Industry Understands Quake Concerns 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