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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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December 18, 2018 - 1:31 pm
Lawmakers are likely to face renewed debate in the next legislative session about how or whether to hold oil and gas companies accountable for property damage caused by earthquakes in Kansas. Earthquakes have increased in Kansas since 2013 when fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, became more common...
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