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Oklahoma warns of more quakes from energy drilling

Oklahoma regulators said Tuesday that the number of induced earthquakes could increase as oil and gas production expands in a broad area of the state, and they're telling energy companies that they need to be ready to shut ...

dateDec 20, 2016 in Environment
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Learning from slow-slip earthquakes

Off the coast of New Zealand, there is an area where earthquakes can happen in slow-motion as two tectonic plates grind past one another. The Pacific plate is moving under New Zealand at about 5 centimeters per year there, ...

dateDec 15, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Manmade earthquakes in Oklahoma on the decline

New regulations in Oklahoma that call for reductions in the amount of wastewater being injected into seismically active areas should significantly decrease the rate of manmade, or "induced," earthquakes in the state, Stanford ...

dateNov 30, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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