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I'm not saying it will split the land but what I am implying is that it could be making ole Mother Earth strain and shake a little more than usual.
What I personally believe could be a more likely theory is oil drilling. Oil is like the Earths natural lubricant imo, and by removing so much of it, there is much more crustal grinding. Mathematical estimates indicate that all the oil accessible in the Earth will have been removed anywhere between 2050 and 2100. We have already removed a large portion of it.
but since these holes can go around 8000 feet deep it still makes me think it's possible.
A report in the UK concluded that fracking was the likely cause of some small earth tremors that happened during shale gas drilling. In addition, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports that, "Earthquakes induced by human activity have been documented in a few locations" in the United States, Japan, and Canada, "the cause [of which] was injection of fluids into deep wells for waste disposal and secondary recovery of oil, and the use of reservoirs for water supplies." The disposal and injection wells referenced are regulated under the Safe Drinking Water Act and UIC laws and are not wells where hydraulic fracturing is generally performed. Several earthquakes—including a light, magnitude 4.0 one on New Year's Eve—that had hit Youngstown, Ohio, throughout 2011 are likely linked to a disposal well for injecting wastewater used in the hydraulic fracturing process, according to seismologists at Columbia University. Consequently, Ohio has since tightened its rules regarding the wells, increased fees, and is considering a moratorium on the practice.