Earthquake in Oklahoma

A magnitude of about 3.0 earthquake was measured in the Richter scale at central Oklahoma in the United States. Any kind of damages or causalities are recorded so far.

As per the reports from the US Geological Department, the quake had fluttered with a reach of over 5.5 km, in the north-west of Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma, being famous for its natural oil resources has faced a large number of earthquakes in the recent times, mainly due to the injection of wastewater from the oil and gas producing companies.

Meanwhile, scientist’s reports as the episodes of earthquakes in Kansas, Texas and other states have been due to this wastewater injection. Further strict actions have put forwarded by Oklahoma regulators, to close all injection wells, that could stop future earthquakes.