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14 earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma since Friday
Fox 25 Oklahoma City ^ | Saturday, March 22, 2014 | John Miller

Posted on 03/22/2014 8:43:05 PM PDT by Star Traveler

Edited on 03/23/2014 5:41:00 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

LANGSTON, Okla. (AP) -- The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded 14 earthquakes in Oklahoma since about 9:30 p.m. Friday, the largest being a magnitude 4.0.

The 4.0 magnitude quake was recorded at 10:05 p.m. Friday about seven miles south of Langston. Three other quakes of magnitude 2.9, 3.0 and 3.3 were recorded Saturday afternoon in the Medford area.


(Excerpt) Read more at okcfox.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Oklahoma
KEYWORDS: earthquakes; oklahoma
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This is Oklahoma, not California. There's not supposed to be earthquakes out here. And we're far away from the New Madrid Seismic Zone - so don't bother mentioning that one.

There's been quote a large uptick in earthquakes in Oklahoma over the last decade.

1 posted on 03/22/2014 8:43:05 PM PDT by Star Traveler
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2 posted on 03/22/2014 8:46:13 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Star Traveler

Are you familiar with the buried mountain range that runs pretty much underneath Interstate 35 down to the Arbuckles?


3 posted on 03/22/2014 8:49:09 PM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: Star Traveler

Try. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nemaha_Ridge.


4 posted on 03/22/2014 8:52:04 PM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: crusty old prospector

Not really ... is it starting to poke through? If so, why is it all happening just in the last few years?


5 posted on 03/22/2014 8:53:09 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

It is a series of faults that run from north to south across the state. They are the cause of the earthquakes.


6 posted on 03/22/2014 8:54:23 PM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: Star Traveler

Those earthquakes are pretty far apart for a localized cause.


7 posted on 03/22/2014 8:56:04 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: crusty old prospector

8 posted on 03/22/2014 8:56:08 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: crusty old prospector

It’s all Oklahoma’s fault.


9 posted on 03/22/2014 8:57:36 PM PDT by NCC-1701 (I am proud of what America USED TO BE.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

There you have it.


10 posted on 03/22/2014 8:57:37 PM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: crusty old prospector

What does a fat comedian from the 1920s have to do with it?


11 posted on 03/22/2014 9:00:24 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: crusty old prospector

no. what are you talking about


12 posted on 03/22/2014 9:01:44 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Star Traveler

Maybe God is angry with Oklahoma.


13 posted on 03/22/2014 9:02:17 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: NCC-1701

“It’s all Oklahoma’s fault.”
_________________________________________________
No, you doofus, it is BUSH’s fault :P


14 posted on 03/22/2014 9:03:07 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: VerySadAmerican

Uh, Lou Costello?


15 posted on 03/22/2014 9:03:09 PM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: DManA

See the map on post 8. It is a series of faults from an ancient mountain range. Even though the mountains have long been eroded away, the faults can still move when Dick Chaney and Halliburton start fracing.


16 posted on 03/22/2014 9:05:08 PM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: Star Traveler

C A L D E R A ! ! ! AAAAAAAAH!


17 posted on 03/22/2014 9:06:27 PM PDT by montag813
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To: crusty old prospector

Better a bunch of 2.4s today than a 7.1 tomorrow.


18 posted on 03/22/2014 9:09:02 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Star Traveler

It just has to be from fracking.


19 posted on 03/22/2014 9:10:20 PM PDT by SgtHooper (If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.)
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To: DManA

That is correct. I assume that the New Madrid Earthquake had little warning. Of course, not many people were living around there then.


20 posted on 03/22/2014 9:12:20 PM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: Drew68

No, only New Orleans and Thailand.


21 posted on 03/22/2014 9:13:17 PM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: SgtHooper
It just has to be from fracking.

Of course, but we'll never hear how fracking has led to lower CO2 emissions.

22 posted on 03/22/2014 9:13:26 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Where the heck is that from?


23 posted on 03/22/2014 9:14:02 PM PDT by MNDude
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To: crusty old prospector

The amazing thing about New Madrid is that it went on for many many months.


24 posted on 03/22/2014 9:14:06 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Jack Hydrazine

It stops at OKC, before Norman.
So good job, Boomer Bob Stoops.


25 posted on 03/22/2014 9:14:29 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: crusty old prospector

The other amazing thing is they pronounce it New MAD-rid.


26 posted on 03/22/2014 9:16:31 PM PDT by DManA
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To: crusty old prospector
Fatty Arbuckle the other really fat comedian.
27 posted on 03/22/2014 9:17:22 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: DManA

Don’t you know that is how they pronounce it in Spain?


28 posted on 03/22/2014 9:18:34 PM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: Mastador1

Oh yea, I forgot about him.


29 posted on 03/22/2014 9:19:24 PM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: Star Traveler

About those quakes, not exactly worth getting shook up about. Anything tip over? Did the water in the pool start sloshing out? Were your windows shaking up a racket like someone was pounding on them? Did any freeway overpasses come down?


30 posted on 03/22/2014 9:22:40 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: crusty old prospector

New Spain Oklahoma?


31 posted on 03/22/2014 9:23:56 PM PDT by DManA
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To: DManA

Madrid, Spain. Muh-drid.


32 posted on 03/22/2014 9:26:20 PM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: DManA; crusty old prospector
Never Been to Spain
33 posted on 03/22/2014 9:26:58 PM PDT by BlueDragon (You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra)
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To: crusty old prospector

http://www.pronouncenames.com/pronounce/Madrid


34 posted on 03/22/2014 9:27:06 PM PDT by DManA
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To: BlueDragon

Three Dog Night - grossly underrated.


35 posted on 03/22/2014 9:30:43 PM PDT by DManA
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To: crusty old prospector

mark


36 posted on 03/22/2014 9:31:53 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: DManA

that is a good site


37 posted on 03/22/2014 9:34:33 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: Star Traveler

There are multiple potential causes of all of these quakes:
1. Earth’s core shifting, possibly pole reversal, no, it won’t cause life on Earth to mutate horribly
2. Fracking for local quakes, as liquids are pumped in and then gas comes out
3. Pumping out all the ground water with accelerated demand with industrialization and the multi-year drought across the US, with the Ogalla and other aquifers drying out. The ground settles to fill in the displaced water, and we get earthquakes.
4. There are lots of major fault zones that haven’t blow in the central US. These tremors might be a precursor of a repeat of the New Madrid quake or something similar.


38 posted on 03/22/2014 9:38:22 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: DManA

they were rated high enough in their day. Got lot's of airplay, and were on a lot of jukeboxes.

But I still like them...along with a wide ranging variety of other music.

I couldn't help but post a link to that one, though.

39 posted on 03/22/2014 9:40:20 PM PDT by BlueDragon (You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra)
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But I don’t thing they got sufficient

R..s..p..e..c..um ah ...t.


40 posted on 03/22/2014 9:41:53 PM PDT by DManA
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To: BlueDragon
in their day.

Ok that hurts.

41 posted on 03/22/2014 9:43:09 PM PDT by DManA
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To: MNDude

http://sploid.gizmodo.com/clever-bus-stop-ad-makes-people-believe-meteors-are-str-1549479053/@rtgonzalez


42 posted on 03/22/2014 9:44:29 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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That's what I was wondering, though it looks like some sort of FX (special effects) it's convincing enough to make one wonder.

Jack...are you going to tell us?

43 posted on 03/22/2014 9:46:49 PM PDT by BlueDragon (You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

woops. beat me to it. thanks, Jack. Much appreciate it. Good clip, though disturbing.


44 posted on 03/22/2014 9:47:54 PM PDT by BlueDragon (You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra)
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To: BlueDragon

You have to read the article. Otherwise, I’m Sgt. Schulz on this!


45 posted on 03/22/2014 9:52:50 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: crusty old prospector

I think it is Global Warming... I mean Climate Change!!


46 posted on 03/22/2014 9:58:07 PM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: DManA

“Three Dog Night - grossly underrated”

Not nearly as under rated as Hoyt Axton.


47 posted on 03/22/2014 10:02:52 PM PDT by Figment
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To: Star Traveler

There are small quakes in the Arbuckles all the time, article must be part of some campaign to get some mo’ Grant Money from Uncle.


48 posted on 03/22/2014 10:06:31 PM PDT by Gasshog (DemoKKKrats: Leaders of the Free Sh!t World)
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To: crusty old prospector

But remember...the rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain...


49 posted on 03/22/2014 10:09:36 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (waiting for my Magic 8 ball to give me an answer)
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To: crusty old prospector

Over the past year, the towns just West of I35 and North of Fort Worth have experienced many low magnitude quakes. The TX Legislature has directed a study to try and determine the cause, because the ever-present opponents of fracking are trying to blame that for the quakes. ...No proof that fracking causes quakes.


50 posted on 03/22/2014 10:13:19 PM PDT by octex
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