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3 Dozen Quakes Shake Arkansas —in Week

Experts can't rule out fracking connection

(Newser) - Fracking is in the spotlight once again following a swarm of at least three dozen earthquakes in central Arkansas over the last week, CNN reports. Experts say they believe the quakes—the strongest of which was 3.5 magnitude—are natural, but they haven't ruled out a connection with... More »

Strongest Quake in 35 Years Shakes Arkansas

Swarm of earthquakes unsettles town

(Newser) - Residents of the central Arkansas town of Greenbrier—already unsettled by hundreds of mild quakes over the last 6 months —were shaken by the biggest earthquake to hit the state in 35 years late Sunday night. The 4.7 magnitude quake, which was followed by two smaller ones, didn't... More »

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