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Stories with subject: Seismology
  • 2 Oklahoma agencies looking to hire earthquake scientists 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 6:43 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Two Oklahoma agencies grappling with the increasing number of earthquakes are looking to hire scientists to aid in their efforts.

  • First research links California quakes to oil operations 
    Updated: Feb-04-16 11:35 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - A 2005 spate of quakes in California's Central Valley almost certainly was triggered by oilfield injection underground, a study published Thursday said in the first such link in California between oil and gas operations and earthquakes.

  • Fallin approves $1.4M in state funds for earthquake research 
    Updated: Jan-28-16 3:14 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin approved the use of nearly $1.4 million in state emergency funds Thursday for state agencies working to reduce the increasing number of earthquakes that have been linked to the disposal of oil and gas wastewater in Oklahoma.

  • Program gets underway to examine Texas earthquake increase 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 1:19 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - A program to study the recent increase in earthquakes in Texas is getting underway with management hirings and the deployment of new seismographic equipment.

  • More quakes rattle Oklahoma but state avoids tough measures story has photos
    Updated: Jan-18-16 1:08 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - In Oklahoma, now the country's earthquake capital, people are talking nervously about the big one as man-made quakes get stronger, more frequent and closer to major population centers. Next door in Kansas, they're feeling on firmer ground though no one is ready yet to declare victory.

  • Los Angeles landlords, tenants to share quake retrofit costs 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 11:34 am

    LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles landlords and tenants must equally share the costs of earthquake retrofitting, under a deal approved by the City Council.

  • Geologists find tsunami hazard in eastern Aleutian Islands 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 8:30 pm

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Geologists in Alaska have found evidence that a 125-mile section of the eastern Aleutian Islands that was once considered unlikely to generate earthquakes may be a future source of temblors - as well as potentially devastating tsunamis that could hit Hawaii.