Record-Setting Quake in OK
- Duration 2:07
- Date Nov 7, 2011
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Yeah usual assists and is there who you know -- -- Oklahoma usually get about fifteen minor earthquakes a year but last year the state was shaken more than a thousand times.
And the -- this weekend was the biggest yet.
A local TV anchor was just beginning his news -- from the studio started moving.
Take a look.
An earthquake right now our lights shaking quite -- -- here is now calming down as -- another earthquake has just hit.
I still -- a few lights rattling here in our studio and we will there was still love art and you can see our -- tram back Carol if you see behind is still shaking.
Here in the Oklahoma City.
How about that the five point six centered near sparks Oklahoma.
Felt in several neighboring states as well also -- Boone Pickens stadium and Oklahoma State University where the number three cowboys had just beaten seventeen Kansas State.
Fans were filing out when the ground started moving in players felt the rocking a locker room to the press box also a bit rattled during the post game Martha but.
No one fortunately was heard in that crowd -- -- about the damages there.
Would you mention the road they crumbled -- was a stretch of US 62 a two lane highway between Oklahoma City.
And the Arkansas State line there was also some structural damage you may have seen -- earlier that tower that collapsed part of the administration building at saint -- university also homeowners reporting.
She -- down.
And minor stuff like cookie jars crashing to the floor pictures fought off the wall you see that house.
Got a pretty bad and the scariest part may have been -- how long the traveling went on.
-- started rumbling and we were hanging on to the Dresser because we felt like we were going to fall.
And hit it it was along when it just went on his mind on and I kept thinking success can -- -- And sized colleges say they can't explain this spike in earthquakes but some residents blame fracking.
The drilling for natural gas have been hundreds of injection wells drilled deep into the ground in Arkansas and Oklahoma but.
Gas companies say there is no evidence connecting the two -- did I nick thank you very much.