earthquake http://publicradiotulsa.org en TU Hosts a Petroleum Geologists Distinguished Ethic Lecture: "Hydraulic Fracturing and Earthquakes" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tu-hosts-petroleum-geologists-distinguished-ethic-lecture-hydraulic-fracturing-and-earthquakes <p>Today, Wednesday the 19th, from noon till 1pm in the Allen Chapman Activity Center on the TU campus, TU's Department of Geosciences (along with the Tulsa Geological Society Foundation) will host the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Distinguished Ethic Lecture. This lecture is free to the public, and it will be delivered by geologist Donald Clarke, who's also our guest on StudioTulsa. Clarke teaches petroleum geology at the University of Southern California and serves as a consulting geologist for several California petroleum companies and cities. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 22:52:40 +0000 Rich Fisher 54757 at http://publicradiotulsa.org TU Hosts a Petroleum Geologists Distinguished Ethic Lecture: "Hydraulic Fracturing and Earthquakes" "Tectonics, Earthquakes, and the EarthScope Project in North America's Interior" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tectonics-earthquakes-and-earthscope-project-north-americas-interior <p>Our guest on ST is Dr. Stephen Marshak, Professor of Geology and Director of the School of Earth, Society, and Environment at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. As a part of Earth Week, the University of Tulsa's Geosciences Department invited Dr. Marshak for two speaking engagements that occurred here on the TU campus yesterday (the 17th) at noon and 7:30pm. The latter was an address entitled "What's Happening Deep Beneath the Midcontinent?: Tectonics, Earthquakes, and the EarthScope Project in North America's Interior." Dr. Thu, 18 Oct 2012 18:05:26 +0000 Rich Fisher 28057 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Tectonics, Earthquakes, and the EarthScope Project in North America's Interior" Earthquake Near Meeker http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/earthquake-near-meeker <p>MEEKER, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded a small earthquake near Meeker in Lincoln County.</p><p>The U.S.G.S. reports the magnitude 3.0 earthquake was recorded at 10:30 p.m. Friday six miles northeast of Meeker — about 40 miles east of Oklahoma City.</p><p>The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says there have been no reports of damage or injury</p> Sun, 19 Aug 2012 13:07:47 +0000 Associated Press 24545 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Earthquake Near Meeker Small Earthquake Reported near Oklahoma Town http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/small-earthquake-reported-near-oklahoma-town <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">WELLSTON, Okla. (AP) &mdash; A small earthquake has been recorded in central Oklahoma.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 2.9-magnitude quake occurred about 7:45 a.m. Saturday 8 miles south of Wellston in Lincoln County. The sheriff&#39;s office received no reports of injury or damage with the temblor.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">A 2.6-magnitude quake was reported April 10th near Wellston.</span></p> Sun, 22 Apr 2012 14:28:24 +0000 Associated Press 17266 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Small Earthquake Reported near Oklahoma Town A Saturday shaker in central Oklahoma http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/saturday-shaker-central-oklahoma <p>Three miles down, the earth rumbled just before 6 O&#39;clock Saturday morning.</p><p>The US Geological Survey says yet another earthquake shook central Oklahoma early this morning, near Prague. The quake was pegged at 3.3. There are no reports of damage or injury.</p><p>There has been a series of earthquakes in the region, including the state&#39;s largest ever quake&nbsp; last November. It registered 5.2.</p> Sat, 31 Mar 2012 14:12:43 +0000 KWGS News 15940 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Saturday shaker in central Oklahoma It was thunder, not an earthquake http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/it-was-thunder-not-earthquake <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">TULSA, Okla. (AP) &mdash; The National Weather Service office in Tulsa reports receiving several phone calls from residents who mistook a strong clap of thunder for an earthquake.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 14px;">Meteorologist Pete Snyder says he felt his south Tulsa home shake during the thunder Tuesday morning and that people from across the Tulsa metro area called the weather service to ask if it was an earthquake.</span></p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 17:00:22 +0000 The Associated Press 15219 at http://publicradiotulsa.org It was thunder, not an earthquake Small earthquake reported in central Oklahoma http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/small-earthquake-reported-central-oklahoma <p>PADEN, Okla. (AP) &mdash; The United States Geological Survey has recorded a small earthquake in central Oklahoma. The survey reports that the 3.1 magnitude quake was recorded at 4:11 a.m. Saturday about two miles southwest of Paden &mdash; about 55 miles east of Oklahoma City.</p><p>No injuries or damage were reported.</p><p>Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest that are felt by humans.</p> Sun, 11 Mar 2012 13:55:01 +0000 Associated Press 14646 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Small earthquake reported in central Oklahoma