For the first time, seismologists are using the word “swarm” to describe all of the rumbling in and around the city of Irving.
Once again — the earth is moving in Irving. The United States Geological Survey has confirmed a 2.3 magnitude tremor happened at 1:02 p.m.
USGS confirmed another earthquake rattled Irving, shortly before noon on Friday.
The USGS has confirmed a Thursday afternoon temblor near Midlothian. Minutes after releasing that conformation, the USGS released information about two additional tremors that happened earlier in Irving.
Officials in Irving continue their search for what may be triggering the recent swarm of earthquakes dogging Dallas’ neighbor to the west.
North Texas has been rattled by 11 earthquakes in just over one day, and all this shaking has residents calling their insurance agents to ask about their policies.
All Irving schools will hold earthquake drills on Wednesday after the area has been hit with ten earthquakes in less than 24 hours.
A series of earthquakes, three of them with a 3-point magnitude or greater, rocked North Texas Tuesday into early Wednesday, knocking items off walls, causing cracks to appear in ceilings and generally shattering nerves across the region.
Somewhere in north Irving, Southern Methodist University is putting up a portable seismograph to try to nail down exactly where a spate of recent earthquakes is occurring.
There has been another earthquake in Irving. The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed an earthquake registering 2.4 on the Richter scale.
The U.S.Geological Survey (USGS) has confirmed that an earthquake did hit near Irving this morning.
According to the USGS, the 2.6 magnitude earthquake happened at 4:19 pm and was located between the area of Hwy 114 and Spur 482.