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  1. Under Pressure, Scientists Seek Solutions to Human-Caused EarthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Scientific American

    ... discovered that only a fraction of faults hold the potential to slip in the presence of moderate pressure increases. Prague, Okla., March 2015 ; Coyle, Okla., Jan. 2016 ; McLoud, Okla., Feb. 2016 ; Pawnee, Okla., Sept. 2016 . Credit: Nick Oxford R ...


  2. Evidence for a transient hydromechanical and frictional faulting...Read the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | CiteULike

    Mechanisms for the delayed triggering between the Mw 4.8 foreshock and Mw 5.6 main shock of the 2011 earthquake sequence near Prague, Oklahoma, USA, were investigated using a coupled fluid flow and fault mechanics numerical model. Because the stress orientations, stress magnitudes, fault geometry, and earthquake source mechanisms at the Prague site have been well characterized by previous studies, this particular earthquake sequence offered an opportunity to explore the range of physical processes and in situ fault properties that might be consistent with the 20 h delayed triggering effect observed at the site.


  3. Imperial Brown, Salisbury plant owner, buys Oklahoma cooler companyRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | Business Journal

    ... company to its cadre of walk-in cooler manufacturing plants. Imperial Brown Inc. has bought Artic Temp Inc. of Prague, Okla., in a deal that was effective Jan. 1. The price of the purchase wasn't disclosed. Imperial Brown bought the former ...


  4. Former high school coaches rave about Bobby ProctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 |

    ... High School, and I followed Noble in the pages of the Norman Transcript. Goldsby also had coached at Choctaw, Ada and Prague before that. He later coached at Lawton and in 1980 became head coach at Moore. He coached the Lions for six years - reach ...


  5. What earthquake risks will 2017 bring?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... model, and those are the two largest quakes ever recorded in the area. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake that struck near Prague, Okla., in 2011 would not have been predicted by the new model, because it occurred before some of the largest increases in ...


  6. Oklahoma residents hit by quakes sue 27 energy companies -Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2016 | Altus Times

    ... Oil and Gas Commission voted to ban wells for the disposal of natural gas drilling fluids in July 2011. In 2014, a Prague, Oklahoma, resident sued two companies on the same grounds after a magnitude 5.6 temblor rattled her town in 2011. Two of the ...


  7. 27 Energy Companies Sued by Quake-Weary OklahomansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Insurance Journal West

    ... Oil and Gas Commission voted to ban wells for the disposal of natural gas drilling fluids in July 2011. In 2014, a Prague, Oklahoma, resident sued two companies on the same grounds after a magnitude 5.6 temblor rattled her town in 2011. Two of the ...


  8. Nearly 300 damage claims filed after record earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... he Pawnee earthquake are about equal to the nearly 340 filed after a magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck near the town of Prague, Oklahoma, in 2011.


  9. Pottawatomie County woman arrested, accused of stabbing roommate to deathRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2016 |

    A 55-year-old woman was arrested Friday after she stabbed and killed her new roommate, Pottawatomie County authorities said. Sheriff's deputies were called Friday to the apartments of an assisted living facility, near Moccasin Trail Road in the northeastern part of the county south of Prague where they found Shannon Holloway, 48, dead at the scene.


  10. Town files lawsuit after largest earthquake in Oklahoma historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Ars Technica

    ... all this seismic activity. This is actually not the first lawsuit filed in Oklahoma . One suit filed by a resident of Prague, Oklahoma, was dismissed by a District Court before being restored by the Oklahoma Supreme Court. Another suit involving ...


  11. Oklahoma residents hit by quake sue 27 energy companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... Oil and Gas Commission voted to ban wells for the disposal of natural gas drilling fluids in July 2011. In 2014, a Prague, Oklahoma, resident sued two companies on the same grounds after a magnitude 5.6 temblor rattled her town in 2011. Two of the ...


  12. Disposal wells to be shut down near Oklahoma quake siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... reactivated and could trigger an earthquake of magnitude 5.6 or greater. This is the size of the 2011 earthquake in Prague, Okla., which, when the study was conducted, had been the largest earthquake recorded in modern times in this area. In ...


  13. Wastewater disposal likely induced magnitude 5.1 Oklahoma quake: USGSRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2016 | World Oil

    ... Fairview earthquake was the largest event in the central and eastern United States since a 2011 magnitude 5.7 struck Prague, Okla. The 5.1 magnitude event occurred southwest of a group of high-rate wastewater disposal wells greater than 12 km away. ...


  14. O'Brien, Golda Viola "Goldie"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Visalia Times-Delta

    ... 13, 2016. She was born February 12, 1918, in Russellville, Arkansas to Charles & Hattie Freyer. She grew up in Prague, OK, the eldest of four children of a German immigrant. On December 31, 1934 she married Loren Jack O'Brien in Meeker, Oklahoma. ...


  15. Rogers Buys Two FMs In Southwestern OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 |

    ... interference that has taken the station's newly-constructed facilities off the air. ST. WENCESLAUS CATHOLIC CHURCH OF PRAGUE, OKLAHOMA has applied for a Silent STA for KIOP/PRAGUE, OK due to equipment damage from power fluctuations. VANGUARD MEDIA ...


  16. What the Frack is Going On?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | Scientific American

    ... small enough to rarely cause damage. There were reports of damage from some of the larger events, including the M5.6 Prague, Oklahoma earthquake and the M5.3 Trinidad, Colorado earthquake. What should be done in the future as we address the causes ...


  17. Satellite Radar May Help Predict Human-Caused EarthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Scientific American

    Gary Landra stands on a crack across his basement floor that he says was caused by an earthquake four years ago in Prague, OK on January 25, 2015. Credit: LINDA DAVIDSON Getty Images Scientists have a new tool that could help them predict earthquakes induced by the effects of pumping wastewater from oil and gas operations deep underground - and it's in orbit.


  18. High school football: The Oklahoman's top games of Week 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 |

    ... - which is several years running now - is that there aren't more like it in the first three weeks of the season. Prague picked up where it left off after last season's strong playoff run. Cashion is missing its quarterback, Matt Harman, but rolled ...


  19. Magnitudes for Oklahoma Earthquakes Shift UpwardRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2016 | Holtville Tribune

    ... after the earthquake occurs. Concurrently, the USGS is also updating the official magnitude of the November 6, 2011 Prague, Oklahoma earthquake to Mw 5.7 (from 5.6). Questions regarding their relative size prompted a re-analysis of both earthquakes. ...


  20. Oklahoma Just Experienced Its Largest Earthquake on RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... Earthquakes in History ] The USGS also ticked up the magnitude of the Nov. 6, 2011, quake that shook an area near Prague, Oklahoma; the previously estimated 5.6 is now a magnitude 5.7. That quake, which was felt in 17 states, injured two people and ...


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