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March 1, 2017

OGS Statement on USGS Maps of Potential Ground-Shaking Hazards


The U.S. Geological Survey has just released updated maps identifying potential ground-shaking hazards. The report shows that all five focus areas in the Central and Eastern U.S. (CEUS) have had drops in seismicity rate. The OGS, OCC, industry and university scientists, are collaborating together to further reduce seismic activity in Oklahoma. Our full statement can be found here.

February 6, 2017

OGS Field Blog Update

From Bally to Basement: using outcrops to unlock buried rocks

Drilling for Paleomagnetism Samples on Bally Mountain, Oklahoma
Drilling for Paleomagnetism Samples on Bally Mountain, Oklahoma

Discover the experiences of OGS Geologist Stacey Evans as she investigates fluid flow and paleomagnetism to investigate the Arbuckle Group and the basement rocks in Oklahoma in the latest entry in the Oklahoma Geological Survey's Field Blog.

November 07, 2016

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake near Cushing, OK

Cushing Statement