Oil exploration is the cause of an Oklahoma earthquake that damaged a college campus and more than a dozen homes, according to a report released Tuesday.
READ THE REPORT (http://bit.ly/OKgeologyreport)
2NEWS reporter Marla Carter has been covering the story since Nov. 6, 2011, the day of the 5.6 magnitude quake in Prague, Okla.
She spoke with scientists across the country and provided them data, which they say confirmed the earthquake was man-made, possibly caused by an injection well.
READ: 'Could oil exploration be the cause of earthquakes?' (http://bit.ly/14tHi7S)
Tuesday, the report from the journal 'Geology' linked the quake to an old injection well in Lincoln County.
The study was quick to point out that the wastewater injection was conducted in traditional drilling, not the polarizing process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
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