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.
Researchers need more detail on the liquid injections themselves to absolutely prove the case.
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.
The USGS has confirmed that a 7.5 Magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico, centered in Guerrero state north of Acapulco Friday morning.
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake rocked the small town of Langston, Okla. around 8:16 Saturday night.
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.
A 2.3 magnitude earthquake rattled areas around Azle Tuesday, causing concern for residents but leaving no reports of damage.
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.
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.
A 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Eagle Mountain area at 2:55 p.m. on Jan. 11.
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.
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.