Quake risk in parts of central U.S. as high as in fault-filled CaliforniaScience News, March 2016
Northern Oklahoma is just as susceptible to a damaging earthquake within the next year as the most quake-prone areas of California. That’s because earthquakes are no longer just a natural hazard, the U.S. Geological Survey says. In its new quake hazards forecast released March 28, the agency for the first time has included artificially triggered seismicity.
Adapted for Science News for Students.