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Offline Bunty

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4.2 Earthquake Hits Central Oklahoma
« on: July 15, 2017, 12:17:06 AM »
LOL, the quake only semi-woke me up this morning.  While groggily  sensing the distant rumbling noise and light shaking sensation, I told myself just go back to sleep, and I'll check on the Internet when I wake up to see if it was a real quake, rather than dreaming it. 

Experts seem concerned that these stronger quakes  are a sign of more to come.  I hope not.  When nearby earthquakes go over 5.0 in magnitude, they are really scary for sure then and not a joking matter.  The hot spots for earthquakes quite near my town remain settled down for now.  Just the loud noise from a 2.5 magnitude earthquake centered in or near the city limits can be frightening.

http://www.news9.com/story/35891181/seismologists-explore-possible-causes-of-earthquake-cluster-near-stroud


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Re: 4.2 Earthquake Hits Central Oklahoma
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2017, 12:28:40 AM »
When nearby earthquakes go over 5.0 in magnitude, they are really scary for sure then and not a joking matter.
When I lived in the Bay area that was my magic number too. Five+ will definitely grab your immediate attention. :shock:

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Re: 4.2 Earthquake Hits Central Oklahoma
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2017, 08:10:58 PM »
Hey look at it this way ....  as OK settles into the ground, it will one day be too low below the surrounding states for tornadoes to affect it.  They'll just go over head.

 
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