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Another quake in Oklahoma (Update: 5.6 Magnitude)
Self | Optiguy

Posted on 11/05/2011 9:06:07 PM PDT by optiguy

That one felt bigger here in south OKC than yesterdays.


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Oklahoma
KEYWORDS: earthquake; earthquakes; kansas; oklahoma; quake; texas
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To: CaptainK

The New Madrid fault line is NOT in the Oklahoma area. It covers 7 states, one of which I reside in Tn.


101 posted on 11/05/2011 10:03:03 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
It has already. The big Mew Madrid quake rang church bells in New England (As well as doing such an insignificant thing as changing the course of the Mississippi.)

Oldplayer

102 posted on 11/05/2011 10:03:30 PM PDT by oldplayer
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To: optiguy

Was there just another one?

Just now?


103 posted on 11/05/2011 10:03:54 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Actually, the fult line is more shallow here, so you will feel it more.


104 posted on 11/05/2011 10:05:59 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Yep, given the fact most of their their building codes are not up to earthquake standards...Lots of masonry too in that part of the country, with is not good in a quake.


105 posted on 11/05/2011 10:06:34 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Errant

How the quake looked in Yellowstone.....cool.

http://www.seis.utah.edu/helicorder/ymr_webi_1d.htm


106 posted on 11/05/2011 10:07:38 PM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: Errant

Ya know not much if any S/wave signature....this morning’s though weaker of a quake had one....weird.


107 posted on 11/05/2011 10:10:10 PM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: dragnet2

I got a tweet saying there is lots of damage in Lincoln County so whoever lives in that area maybe can let us know how bad the damage is


108 posted on 11/05/2011 10:11:26 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: dragnet2
Most of the buildings and bridges in Memphis and the mid-south have bee upgraded to withstand a sizable quake.
109 posted on 11/05/2011 10:11:33 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Coldwater Creek

Here’s a good map of the U.S. seismic zones

http://ivi-intl.com/pdfs/IVI_seismic_map_zones.pdf


110 posted on 11/05/2011 10:13:59 PM PDT by baysider
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To: Sarah Barracuda

My daughter tells me there was some damage at St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee. I believe she was talking about Benedictine Hall.


111 posted on 11/05/2011 10:16:13 PM PDT by rwfok
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To: rwfok

Just read how the quake lasted 45 seconds..that in quake time is pretty long..been through these things, it feels like it lasts forever. Hope everything is Ok with your daughter, she must have been terrified


112 posted on 11/05/2011 10:19:56 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Were you in the Whittier Narrows Quake?


113 posted on 11/05/2011 10:22:17 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Thank you. She's ok and as far as she knows everyone is fine. One of the four brick pillars in the central part of the structure collapsed inward into the fifth floor. She is just very thankful that it didn't happen during classes.
114 posted on 11/05/2011 10:27:24 PM PDT by rwfok
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To: Coldwater Creek

Yeah I was here, born and raised in SoCal..I just dont remember the quake since I was so young then..but I do remember the quake in Big Bear, the Northridge quake and of course the quake a few years ago that struck the Cali/Mexico border, felt that one pretty good too


115 posted on 11/05/2011 10:28:37 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: rwfok

Thank God she is Ok

BreakingNews Breaking News
Update: Oklahoma earthquake collapses chimneys and walls, buckles roads in Lincoln County

So she is right, lots of damage being reported. Quakes of this size, its always better for it to happen in the middle of the night(Even though its more scary to happen at night) but the benefit is, less people out on the roads, less possibility of people getting injured. If the Northridge quake that happened here had happened at 4:31PM instead of AM, the death toll would have been much much higher


116 posted on 11/05/2011 10:30:29 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I had forgotten about Big Bear. We had a home at Lake Arrowhead.


117 posted on 11/05/2011 10:31:23 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: rwfok

If anyone in that area is familiar with Highway 62, apparently its buckled


118 posted on 11/05/2011 10:32:03 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Coldwater Creek

Yep, 1992, I remember that one well. I remember standing up while the ground was shaking. Felt it here on the westside pretty good, but Northridge, for me that was the big one, I’ll never forget it.


119 posted on 11/05/2011 10:34:05 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: chris_bdba

“I just felt the floor bounce under my feet here is SE Ohio.Not badly more like a heavy truck going by but no truck?”

I couldn’t tell across the river from you (NE KY)but I live next to train tracks, and when they are coupling or a heavy one runs by here I have to hold on to my Pepsi to keep it from walking off the table! LOL!
I know what’s going on in OK. TX has finally figured out a way to secede from the union, they are trying to blow the northern border and separate from North America! LOL!


120 posted on 11/05/2011 10:34:44 PM PDT by rikkir (Political office should be a sacrifice, not a reward. Do your service and GO HOME!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Highway 62 runs from the Kansas border in the east to the Texas border in the southwest. It parallels I-40 near the epicenter and I assume that is where the damage took place.
121 posted on 11/05/2011 10:39:57 PM PDT by rwfok
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To: rwfok
Didn't feel a thing in Las Vegas. too many free Heineken's at the Casino.
122 posted on 11/05/2011 10:43:08 PM PDT by BooBoo1000 ("Think for yourself")
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To: rwfok

Yeah it said “Some parts of the highway buckled” not sure which part


123 posted on 11/05/2011 10:43:34 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: optiguy
you got me LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two natural gas companies agreed Friday to temporarily cease operations of injection wells in an area of central Arkansas that has seen more than 800 earthquakes during the past six months. Shane Khoury, deputy director and general counsel for the commission, said Arkansas Geological Survey researchers had found enough evidence to request an immediate shutdown of the two well locations. He added that the emergency order would not affect the five other injection wells currently operating in that region. “We believe preliminary data from the moratorium study shows a potential connection between injection operations and earthquakes at one or both of those wells,“ he said. http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2011/03/two_natural_gas_companies_to_s.html
124 posted on 11/05/2011 10:43:59 PM PDT by Flavius (What hopes for victory, Gaius Crastinus? What grounds for encouragement ?)
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To: Errant

Prague, OK — population 2,138

Sparks, OK — population 137


125 posted on 11/05/2011 10:44:04 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: BooBoo1000

I never feel anything when I’m in Vegas either...oh wait...I got married in Vegas...strike that.


126 posted on 11/05/2011 10:45:09 PM PDT by rwfok
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Northridge was at 4:30 in the morning. Books were flying out of the bookcase near my bed and the case itself was banging hard against the wall. I’ll never forget waking from a sound sleep to that.


127 posted on 11/05/2011 10:45:48 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: Keith in Iowa

Look it up. You’ll find, depending on the level of activity, that zone affects much more than Mizzou, Arkansas and Illinois.


128 posted on 11/05/2011 10:47:31 PM PDT by MadJack ("Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet." (Afghan proverb))
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To: Sarah Barracuda

From Fox23.com:

“They also say Highway 62 is buckled in three places near Prague and there is a boulder the size of an SUV on another part of the same highway. An assessement team is surveying the damage tonight, another team will go out Sunday morning.”


129 posted on 11/05/2011 10:49:23 PM PDT by rwfok
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To: Deo volente

The Kaiser Permanente near my house, the parking lot collapsed, better to have happened in the early morning then during the day. Our chimney was destroyed, not like we ever used it anyway but still, it was a mess, broken dishes, a vase fell, it was crazy


130 posted on 11/05/2011 10:51:30 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Just found a 1.5’ crack in the drywall above one of the windows in our living room. Going to have to check things out closely in the morning.


131 posted on 11/05/2011 10:55:41 PM PDT by rwfok
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To: rwfok

That kind of damage can be fixed, just have to make sure there isn’t any gas leak and the water heater is bolted, that is the most important


132 posted on 11/05/2011 10:57:24 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Better check tonight then...thanks.


134 posted on 11/05/2011 11:00:12 PM PDT by rwfok
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To: MadJack

So I am now learning about the Oklahoma Quaternary Fault Zone. Thank God there’s one USG agency - the USGS - that appeares to still do good work. Onumbnuts and Joe must not have filled any slots there yet.


135 posted on 11/05/2011 11:01:09 PM PDT by MadJack ("Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet." (Afghan proverb))
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To: rwfok

That’s the first thing they tell us to do here in LA after we have a quake, a small one we don’t bother doing it but for a decent size one its always good to look. Just be on the lookout for any strange smells, if you smell anything suspicious, don’t light any matches, call the gas company immediately


136 posted on 11/05/2011 11:03:18 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: oldplayer; Sarah Barracuda; SunkenCiv; All

Don’t forget the formation of Reelfoot Lake, I think in Tenn. A Grabben Fault opened up and dropped a piece of land at least 20 feet that was something like 5 miles by 20 miles long.


137 posted on 11/05/2011 11:05:38 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: optiguy

Just got back to Houston from OKC. Had flown up for the Texas Aggie game. Felt the quake big time, though it took us a few minutes to figure out what the heck was going on.

I gotta say, it was a total RUSH. Hope no one was injured/harmed, etc, but I would be untruthful if I didn’t say I enjoyed the experience. Just once. Don’t need it again.


138 posted on 11/05/2011 11:08:58 PM PDT by CWSNTEXAS (Am I'm the ONLY Conservative Jew in America? What's wrong with you other schmucks?)
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To: Coldwater Creek

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck in Oklahoma late on Saturday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey said, toppling chimneys, damaging buildings and sending some people to hospitals with minor injuries.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-quake-usa-oklahomatre7a50a0-20111105,0,2404103.story


139 posted on 11/05/2011 11:17:05 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2
The post that you replying to was referring to the New Madrid quake of 1811-12.
141 posted on 11/05/2011 11:22:06 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Coldwater Creek

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck in Oklahoma late on Saturday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey said, toppling chimneys, damaging buildings and sending some people to hospitals with minor injuries.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-quake-usa-oklahomatre7a50a0-20111105,0,2404103.story

I was referring to this current event


142 posted on 11/05/2011 11:25:53 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2
LIVE OK EARTHQUAKE SURVIVOR BLOG CHAT:

http://bit.ly/sfUHTq

143 posted on 11/05/2011 11:33:18 PM PDT by goron (communism)
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To: goron; optiguy; onyx; FReepers; All
Main headline on Drudge.

5.6 MAG ROCKS OKLAHOMA

Series of quakes rattle state...
LIST...
Multiple aftershocks...
FELT IN IL, KS, AR, TX... MORE...
'Huge jolt, lasted for at least 45 seconds'...
Strongest in state history...

Prayers up for those in harm's way.

144 posted on 11/05/2011 11:42:13 PM PDT by STARWISE ( The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: All

*snip*

Shawnee Fire Department confirmed that one of the decorative spires on the administrative building in St. Gregory University, located at 1900 West MacArthur Street in Shawnee, has suffered significant damages and another one is visibly leaning.

According to the Lincoln County Emergency Management, there is a significant amount of damages in Lincoln County. Reports also showed that Main Street and Bell Avenue is blocked off in downtown Shawnee. Apparently, Neil’s Furniture in Shawnee has suffered significant damages.

http://www.news9.com/story/15969352/52-magnitude-earthquake-rattles-oklahoma


145 posted on 11/05/2011 11:43:55 PM PDT by STARWISE ( The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

Nothing new happening???? keep us informed


146 posted on 11/06/2011 12:05:17 AM PDT by easternsky
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To: easternsky

I don’t live there .. just news searching.


148 posted on 11/06/2011 12:27:17 AM PDT by STARWISE ( The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: easternsky

No major injuries were reported, but the quake caused at least three sections of U.S. Route 62 to buckle, said Aaron Bennett of the Lincoln County 911 and emergency management.

A boulder rolled into a rural county road, blocking it.

Crews also reported some structural damage, including a roof collapse and a damaged ventilation system in a municipal building.

“They’re reporting that all the houses look like they’ve been ransacked,” Bennett said of the assessment crews.

At least one person was taken to a hospital in Prague with minor injuries, he said.

The man hit his head against a wall when he tripped and fell while trying to run out of his house, Bennett said.

~snip~

http://www.cnn.com/2011/11/06/us/oklahoma-earthquake/index.html


149 posted on 11/06/2011 12:30:01 AM PDT by stlnative
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To: stlnative

scanners & live feeds for Lincoln County OK (scroll down)
http://www.radioreference.com/apps/audio/?ctid=2168


150 posted on 11/06/2011 12:38:43 AM PDT by stlnative
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