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Federal Study: Less Shake From Artificial Earthquakes

Man-made earthquakes, a side effect of some high-tech energy drilling, cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker than natural earthquakes with the same magnitude.

08/18/2014

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Study Shows Possible Link Between Drilling Wastewater And Quakes

Researchers need more detail on the liquid injections themselves to absolutely prove the case.

07/03/2014

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Texas Lawmakers Hold First Earthquake Hearing

The new seismologist for the Railroad Commission of Texas hopes to know within a year what’s causing hundreds of earthquakes in Parker and Tarrant counties.

CBS 11–05/12/2014

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7.5 Mag Earthquake Shakes Southern Mexico Friday Morning

The USGS has confirmed that a 7.5 Magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico, centered in Guerrero state north of Acapulco Friday morning.

04/18/2014

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4.4 Magnitude Quake Rocks Central Oklahoma

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake rocked the small town of Langston, Okla. around 8:16 Saturday night.

02/08/2014

Scientists across the U-S are paying attention  to a study that SMU has launched into the small earthquakes that have been happening near Eagle Mountain Lake (Photo by E. Trube, 1080 KRLD)

SMU Launches Study Of Azle Area Earthquakes

Many people who live around Azle think oil and gas water injection wells are causing the ongoing series of small earthquakes in their area..Dr. Heather DeShon with SMU says they don’t have an answer yet.

02/07/2014

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USGS Confirms 3.0-Magnitude Quake Near Azle

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake rattled areas around Azle Tuesday, causing concern for residents but leaving no reports of damage.

01/29/2014

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Texas House Creates Subcommittee On Earthquakes

The chairman of the Texas House Committee on Energy Resources has set up a team of lawmakers to investigate earthquakes in oil and gas regions.

01/16/2014

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North Texas Feels Another Earthquake

North Texas has had another minor earthquake — 3.1 magnitude — in an area where concerns about unexplained quakes led a state regulatory agency to hire a seismologist.

01/13/2014

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Earthquake Hits Eagle Mountain Lake Area

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Eagle Mountain area at 2:55 p.m. on Jan. 11.

01/12/2014

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Earthquakes Lead Texas Agency To Hire Seismologist

A key Texas agency announced Tuesday it is hiring a seismologist, part of an effort to tackle a sudden increase in earthquakes in areas with significant oil and gas drilling activities.

01/07/2014

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Azle Residents Demand Answers About Quakes

More than 800 Parker County residents pressed Commissioner David Porter of the Texas Railroad Commission Thursday for answers about a series of minor earthquakes there.

01/02/2014

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