Wichita: Earthquake caused $100,000 of damage to city buildings, water lines

Wichita suffered more than $100,000 in damage to public buildings and infrastructure from two earthquakes on Jan. 6, according to an incident report, and the city plans to release an update to its emergency response plan for earthquakes.

The city will have to pay for the repairs out of its operating budget because its earthquake insurance deductible is $250,000.

Government scientists say the earthquake was most likely caused by injections of wastewater by oil fracking companies.

The city released a 23-page earthquake incident report detailing the damage suffered.

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