Earthquakes In Oklahoma Getting Stronger

OKLAHOMA CITY —Since January 1 of 2016 until February 19 Oklahoma has recorded 339 earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 or greater.

Through the same period last year the state had recorded 389 quakes.

This year, seven earthquakes of 4.0  magnitude or greater have occurred in the state.  Through the same time last year, four earthquakes of magnitude 4.0 occurred.

The strongest earthquake this year was a 5.1 that occurred February 13 in northern Oklahoma.

Original Article:http://www.koco.com/weather/earthquakes-stronger-this-year-but-quake-count-slightly-less/38081970

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