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Oklahoma earthquake today June 20, 2015


This is the list of earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 and greater in Oklahoma as recorded by United States Geological Survey (USGS) on June 20, 2015.

Update 08:15 pm

At least eight earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 and greater have been recorded in Oklahoma as of 08:15 pm today. Magnitude 3.5 earthquake was recorded in Oklahoma at 05:56 am with epicenter located 12km S of Guthrie. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 4.7 miles.

Another magnitude 3.6 earthquake hit the same region at 06:21 am. Magnitude 2.9 earthquake was recorded at 04:07 pm with epicenter located 11km S of Guthrie.

The latest earthquake was recorded at 07:58pm. The epicenter of magnitude 3.1 earthquake was recorded 12km S of Guthrie.

Update  02:00 am

USGS has recorded at least four earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 and greater in less than one and half hour.

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake was recorded in Oklahoma today at 12:10 am midnight. The epicenter was located 13km NNE of Edmond. USGS expected maximum shaking of MMI IV in Edmond and Guthrie.

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Another magnitude 3.2 earthquake rattled Oklahoma again after thirteen minutes. The earthquake occurred at 4.8 miles depth and was located 12 km S of Guthrie.

It was followed by magnitude 3.0 earthquake with epicenter located 3km S of Langston and 15km (9mi) ENE of Guthrie. The earthquake occurred at 01:26 am local time.

The latest earthquake in Oklahoma was of magnitude 2.8 at 01:46 am. The epicenter was located 13 km NNE of Edmond.

The U.S. Geological Survey had released a rare warning last May saying the risk of a damaging earthquake in Oklahoma had significantly increased. Two studies, published recently in Science Advances and Science, blamed for the rise in Oklahoma earthquakes clearly on saltwater disposal related to oil drilling, Forbes ad mentioned.