Study: 7 Million In America’s Heartland Facing New, Dangerous Earthquake Threat

Study: 7 Million In The Heart Of America Now Facing New Earthquake Threat

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By Daniel Jennings Off The Grid News

Seven million Americans could be in danger from man-made earthquakes created by fracking, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has concluded.

Incredibly, the risk from fracking-induced damaging quakes in parts of Oklahoma and Kansas is now similar to what it is for natural quakes in California.

Around seven million people in six states — Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Colorado, New Mexico and Arkansas — are in danger from fracking quakes, new USGS research indicates. Significantly, the data is referencing damaging earthquakes, and not simply quakes that are felt but cause no problems.

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