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Why is Oklahoma having so many earthquakes?

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Earthquake Station Monitors Seismic Activity Around The World Spencer Platt/Getty Images

A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey found that when it comes to earthquakes, California had the most last year, 236 to be exact. Coming in at number two, and you would never guess this, Oklahoma.

Last year, they had 99 quakes with a magnitude of 3.0 or greater, and this year, they've already had another 30. For more on why the sooner state is on such shaky ground, we're joined by Robert Williams of the U.S. Geological Survey.

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