After New Regulations, Oklahoma's Shakes Calm Down A BitThe rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has dropped dramatically since late May, when the state limited wastewater injections into energy wells
Texas Shale Oil Field Could Yield 20 Billion BarrelsA vast field of shale rock in West Texas could yield 20 billion barrels of oil, making it the largest source of shale oil that the U.S. Geological Survey has ever assessed, agency officials said.
USGS Reports 5.0-Magnitude Quake Rattles OklahomaAccording to a report by the U.S. Geological Survey, a 5.0-magnitude earthquake shook central Oklahoma Sunday evening.
Northern Oklahoma Rocked By 4.3 Magnitude EarthquakeOfficials with the U.S. Geological Survey say a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck extreme northern Oklahoma late Monday and was widely felt throughout parts of Kansas.
3.5-Magnitude Earthquake Reported Near Oklahoma CityThe Oklahoma City metropolitan area was rattled by an earthquake early Tuesday morning, but there are no reports of damage or injuries.
New Forecast Model Predicts High Waves During StormsThe USGS is running its coastal change forecast model to predict how far a storm's waves will push water up the beach — whether it will go just to the dunes, over the dunes, or even farther onto roads and property.
New Study Underway To Examine Texas Earthquake IncreaseA program to study the recent increase in earthquakes in Texas is getting underway. The TexNet Seismic Monitoring Program is being overseen by the University of Texas and bankrolled with $4.5 million.
3 Quakes Of Magnitude 4.0 Or More Hit Northwest OklahomaThree earthquakes capable of causing moderate damage have been recorded in northwestern Oklahoma.
Strong Earthquake Rattles Area Near Oklahoma City TuesdayIt seems as if earthquakes in North Texas have become commonplace. But Texas isn't the only state dealing with the tremblers, a strong earthquake awoke many people in the Oklahoma City area early Tuesday
Multi-Agency Earthquake Experts Plan For Potential Trembler DamageAnother earthquake briefly shook parts of Irving and Dallas just after 6:00 a.m. Monday. It occurred just hours before a big multi-agency meeting on planning for potential earthquake damage.
SMU Quake Study Finds Narrow Fault LineScientists with SMU and the U.S. Geological Survey released an interim report on Friday sharing the initial results of their study into recent North Texas earthquakes.
Multiple Earthquakes Shake IrvingIt's happened again. The U.S. Geological Survey confirms that multiple earthquakes have rattled Irving on Tuesday.