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MAPS: Oklahoma sees half as many earthquakes at this time last year

Oklahoma experienced half the number of 3.0 or higher quakes recorded in April 2016. The Oklahoma Geological Survey recorded 29 quakes in April. Last year, 60 earthquakes with a 3.0 or higher magnitude were recorded in April.

Here's a heat map of where the 3.0 and higher quakes occurred from April 1 - 30:

And here's a look at the locations of the 29 quakes with a 3.0 or higher magnitude, according to the Oklahoma Geological Survey:

We publish a recap map at the end of every month, looking back on the last 30 days of earthquakes. You can also find more information and report a quake at

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Tiffany Gibson

Tiffany Gibson has worked for The Oklahoman since August 2011 and is a member of the enterprise team and digital desk. In addition to writing and web editing, she creates interactive features for and assists with data visualization and... Read more ›