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Experts say it’s only a matter of time before the “big one” shakes Oklahoma

Just heard that Oklahoma is now considered a high risk area. Main reason is due to all the fracking taking place in the past few years. Now, taking into account that Portugal is highly sceismic ... and we will be exposed to offshore as well as onshore fracking. This is a very worrying factor.

Read the article that was today in the American News - link below.

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma is no longer known as the state where the wind comes sweeping down the plains. 

Now, the Sooner State also leads the world in seismic activity.

This year, more than 5, 000 earthquakes have been recorded and studied in our state. Residents have become accustomed to the little shaking, rattling and rolling.

However, experts say earthquakes in Oklahoma will likely increase in magnitude over time. Now, research said it's only a matter of time before we get a big one that will change life for those of us living here. Over the years, damage has been caught on camera.

"Well, Oklahoma State pulled out a squeaker there," the Cowboys fan said on video in 2011 when the room began to quake. "We're having an earthquake. Do you hear that?"

In 2011, a 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook the state, becoming the largest quake in recent Oklahoma history. Now, research shows a bigger, stronger one could hit soon.

Read more: Read the rest of the article and watch the video's shown.

 

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