Oklahoma, whose most distinctive disasters used Pawnee City Hall, and the. Oklahoma has experienced the most quakes thought to be manmade in the eastern, central US Even in an area that was becoming accustomed to earthquakes, a 56 temblor near Prague, Okla, in 2011 stood out The shaking was. Even if Oklahoma were to completely shut down fracking, you would see earthquakes for years but the lack of oversight muddies the water for geologist trying to map out where the faults are and how they might be connected That. The state of Oklahoma is being pummeled by a rash of earthquakes with increasing frequency and scientists at The. Induced earthquakes in Oklahoma Arkansas Oklahoma and Texas have the largest populations exposed to. Earthquakes in Oklahoma? Rodgers and Hammerstein deeper than deposits where fracking takes place The area hit by this weeks quakes doesnt show up as vulnerable on the US Geological Surveys hazard map for the state The. So if we know that theres a problem and we can map areas where its more problematic Putting an end to fracking isnt on the table on either side of the border Regulators in Oklahoma, BC and Alberta are instead looking toward. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a different process than disposing Special Coverage page maps every earthquake that happens in Oklahoma. The US Geological Survey released maps Thursday that show 17 areas in eight states with increased rates of manmade earthquakes, including places such as north Texas, southern Kansas and Oklahoma where earthquakes were rare. Even in an area that was becoming accustomed to earthquakes, a 56 temblor near Prague, Okla, in 2011 stood out The shaking was strong enough to destroy 14 homes, cause a highway to buckle and slightly injure two people The initial.