Oklahoma was another earthquake

Oklahoma was another earthquake

The earthquake of a magnitude of 3.1 points rocked the North-Central part of Oklahoma.

In the US Geological survey reported that the quake was registered at 13:37 on Sunday. Epicenter was located 10 miles (17 kilometers) East of Hennessey in Kingfisher County. The depth of the push was about two miles (3.5 kilometres).

Oklahoma was another earthquake

Reports of injuries and damage to property were reported. Geologists say that such aftershocks (4.0 or less on the Richter scale) are not able to harm.

It should be noted that in recent years, Oklahoma was thousands of earthquakes and their cause is already installed. Is the activity of companies engaged in the extraction of oil and gas. The fact that to obtain access to deposits, they use the technology of hydraulic fracturing of underground formations, which in turn causes the movement of rocks. The state government has appealed to the leaders of the oil and gas companies to cut production and stop work the most dangerous from the point of view of seismology wells. Geologists warn that the intensity of earthquakes in the future can only increase.


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