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Is Fracking Causing Earthquakes – September 6, 2016

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Hosted by TMC & Dark
In this show TMC & Dark cover a shaky subject with fracking. Authorities in Oklahoma have shut down 37 wastewater wells used by the fracking industry to extract oil and gas after a 5.6-magnitude earthquake rocked the area on Saturday, equaling the biggest quake to hit the state. Is fracking causing all these problems?

Show Notes


M5.6 Oklahoma Earthquake of 2016 (The Other Side by JD Oklahoma)
On the morning of September 3rd, 2016, the residents of Oklahoma (as well as many neighboring states) were literally shaken out of their beds when a 5.6 magnitude earthquake stuck close to the small town of Pawnee. This is the helicorder feed from Clayton, Oklahoma on that morning just after the quake. Note, the lines are off the scale due to the proximity of the recording station which is roughly 155 miles to the Southeast of Pawnee.


Is Fracking Causing Earthquakes (Google Search)
This is usually done by hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”). Fracking causes extremely small earthquakes, but they are almost always too small to be a safety concern. In addition to natural gas, fracking fluids and salt water trapped in the same formation as the gas are returned to the surface.


Oklahoma sees dozens of fracking water wells shut down after major earthquake
The authorities in Oklahoma have shut down 37 wastewater wells used by the fracking industry to extract oil and gas after a 5.6-magnitude earthquake rocked the area on Saturday, equaling the biggest quake to hit the state. Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin tweeted that the decision to shut down the wells was a “mandatory directive” and the total area of interest is 725 sq. miles.


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