Some residents in Palo Pinto County and Jack County were shaken awake on Thanksgiving morning, as two earthquakes rattled the Mineral Wells area in the early hours.
Geophysicists at the U.S. Geological Survey say the earthquakes so far are not strong enough to cause significant structural damage, but scientists say there’s no way to know if a stronger one will follow.
The U.S. Geological Survey said that a 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck on Tuesday and was centered in the city of Azle. This is the sixth North Texas quake in the past week.
North Texas has had another earthquake in an area that’s now recorded five quakes in the past week. The latest quake happened early Monday morning, west of Azle.
Around the small town of Azle all the talk on Wednesday centered around the recent earthquakes. Eleven earthquakes have now rattled Parker County — and that’s just in the last 15 days.
Three earthquakes in one day have been detected around a North Texas town that has already seen a swarm of seven earthquakes in the past month.
The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed that two small earthquakes shook the ground in northwest Tarrant County shortly before noon on Tuesday.
Residents in a North Texas area that has seen a swarm of seven earthquakes in the past month say they are not concerned about the unusual geologic activity.
Investigators suspect the care that burst into flames and sent five people to the hospital with severe burns may have been operating as a mobile meth lab.
Authorities from Parker County and Tarrant County arrested an accused murder suspect who was found hiding inside of a trailer home.
Members of a North Texas church are mourning three of their own, who were killed in a fiery crash Sunday afternoon.
A man from Azle was arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend and holding her captive in their trailer home for three days, according to the Parker County Sheriff’s Office.