Earthquake

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Adam Warner
November 08, 2020 - 9:44 am
Residents as far away as Connecticut and Long Island reported feeling a 4.0 earthquake that struck southeastern Massachusetts on Sunday morning.
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October 23, 2020 - 4:27 pm
3.2-magnitude quake rattles area on Kansas-Oklahoma line.
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October 22, 2020 - 9:35 pm
A magnitude 3.2 earthquake shook an area on the Kansas-Oklahoma line Thursday night. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the tremor struck at 8:17 p.m. and was centered in a remote area 22 miles northwest of Ponca City, Oklahoma, at a depth of almost 5 miles. A Kay County, Oklahoa, sheriff's...
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January 31, 2020 - 2:24 pm
The Kansas Corporation Commission will offer public access to documents and data related to investigations of earthquake activity in Reno and Rooks counties. The commission voted Friday to open general investigation dockets, which will become available on the commission's website next week. The...
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January 19, 2020 - 4:50 pm
A small earthquake has been reported in southern Kansas. The U.S. Geological Survey said a magnitude 4.4 earthquake, which was later upgraded to a 4.5 magnitude, struck near Hutchinson shortly after 1 p.m. Sunday. No damage was immediately reported. The Hutchinson News reports that the earthquake...
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Steve McIntosh
October 23, 2019 - 11:05 am
A 3.7 magnitude earthquake centered near the Kansas-Oklahoma border was felt as far as 75 miles away, but no injuries have been reported. The Kansas City Star reports the temblor happened just after 4 p-m Tuesday and was centered in northern Oklahoma, about 15 miles south of Anthony, Kansas. Light...
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Steve Boyer
October 22, 2019 - 9:51 am
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.1 earthquake occurred at about 11:09 Monday morning in Oklahoma. The quake was centered about a mile north of Quinton, which is 123 miles southeast of Oklahoma City at a depth of about 3 miles. Geologists say no damage was reported as damage rarely...
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September 21, 2019 - 6:17 pm
The U.S. Geological Survey says two earthquakes were recorded near the Kansas-Oklahoma border. One earthquake with a 2.7 magnitude was recorded early Saturday 12 miles (19.31 kilometers) west of Perry, Oklahoma. The second earthquake, with a magnitude of 3, was recorded about 4 miles (6.44...
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September 16, 2019 - 5:54 am
The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake initially measured at 3.9 on the Richter scale that took place Monday morning at 2:37 a.m. The earthquake was centered near the northwest corner of Chase County, near the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve about 12 miles northwest of Cottonwood...
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Phil Hildebrand
September 01, 2019 - 2:07 pm
(QUAKE) - A small earthquake rattled Reno County residents Sunday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake, measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale, occurred just before 8:30 AM and was centered about two miles northwest of Hutchinson. No damage was reported. The Reno County area has reported...
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