3.4 Magnitude Earthquake In Nebraska

A very rare magnitude 3.4 earthquake struck North central Nebraska near the border of South Dakota.

In the 5 years I’ve been covering these events online, this marks only the third time I’ve seen an earthquake in Nebraska.

nebraskafracking june 18 2015

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Upon inspecting the area via Google Earth satellite imagery , as of the date of the photos, there is nothing at the epicenter of any noteworthy mention.

The date of the images for the area  is from 2013… thus new activities could be taking place at this location…. activities like FRACKING for instance.

There was recent debate as to whether or not Nebraska would begin doing fracking / wastewater disposal.   The “officials” became paid pets of the industry, and went against local residents wishes, and began doing wastewater disposal injection / fracking as well.

The officials said there would be NO dangers to having fracking operations in Nebraska.

As I warned when then all happened in Nebraska.. we would see earthquakes begin to develop in the state.

Now we see an earthquake strike after years of silence.   Does this mean they are fracking near Valentine, Nebraska?!  Maybe so.

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Information on this earthquake from the USGS:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us10002jxn#scientific_origin:us_us10002jxn

Magnitude/uncertainty 3.3 mb_lg± 0.0
Location/uncertainty 42.781°N 100.483°W± 4.5 km
Depth/uncertainty 5.0 km± 2.0
Origin Time 2015-06-18 09:10:48.070 UTC
Number of Stations
Number of Phases 36
Minimum Distance 142.82 km (1.28°)
Travel Time Residual 1.34 sec
Azimuthal Gap 38°
FE Region Nebraska (463)

Original Article: http://dutchsinse.com/6182015-very-rare-nebraska-earthquake-m3-4-hits-at-the-south-dakota-border-man-made/

1 Comment

  1. I live in Valentine and I can assure you there is no fricking fracking going on here…although…I wish there was…we could use the jobs and the lower gas prices.

    Craig Andresen…Valentine NE

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