Update: Since posting this earlier this evening, Crescent had 2 more earthquakes. A M3.2 and a M4.1.
After the M4.0 and M4.5 earthquakes today, should we be concerned that the “big one” is coming?
USGS is reporting 34 earthquakes rattling Oklahoma in the past 7 days with a magnitude of 2.5 or greater. 4 of the largest quakes recorded during this period were centered near Crescent, OK. A M3.9 on Saturday, a M3.9 on Sunday, and the M4.0 and M4.5 quakes today.
Earthquakes in the past 7 days, M2.5 or greater
The M4.5 was shallow (approximately 3.2km) and was felt here in Tulsa – about 100 miles from the epicenter. I work next to the Tulsa International Airport and I can tell you that it was noticeable and lasted several seconds. Reports are also coming in from Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Texas. They felt it too!
Maybe we should be concerned.
Oklahoma Emergency Management has been distributing a lot of information about them lately. They shared the link to this video about 10 days ago. What do they know?