Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Caught On Radar: Thousands Of Birds Took Flight Minutes Before Oklahoma Earthquake


Caught on radar: Thousands of birds took flight minutes before Oklahoma earthquake
At 6:47 a.m. on Saturday, thousands of birds took flight across the state of Oklahoma. Weather radars lit up with blue and green, signifying that a large number of birds suddenly became airborne at nearly the same time. Then at 7:02 a.m., a 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck the state, originating in Pawnee County. The culprit was hydraulic-fracking, specifically the deep well injection of fracking wastewater. But what makes this story so interesting is how much warning time the avian residents had before their human counterparts. The vibrations — or pre-vibrations? — prompted the birds to take flight 15 minutes before seismometers detected the earthquake. WP Read More>>>>>>>

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