A remarkable increase in seismic activity in Oklahoma since 2009 has been shown to correlate closely with enhanced hydrocarbon extraction and associated wastewater disposal; 99% of this recent Oklahoma earthquake activity has occurred within 15 km of a class II injection well (Ellsworth, 2013). In response to this increase in seismic activity, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) partnered with the Oklahoma Geological Survey (OGS) to exchange waveform data from permanent and temporary seismic stations to improve the cataloging of earthquake source parameters for a broad region of north–central Oklahoma. For a particularly persistent earthquake sequence near Guthrie, Oklahoma,...
Hundreds of Earthquakes per Day: The 2014 Guthrie, Oklahoma, Earthquake Sequence
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Harley M. Benz, Nicole D. McMahon, Richard C. Aster, Daniel E. McNamara, David B. Harris; Hundreds of Earthquakes per Day: The 2014 Guthrie, Oklahoma, Earthquake Sequence. Seismological Research Letters ; 86 (5): 1318–1325. doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/0220150019
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