earthquakes

HL1  IRVING EARTHQUAKE

Texas Regulator Clears Oil & Gas Company Of Causing Earthquakes

A state inquiry has found that an oil and gas company’s disposal well operations likely did not cause a series of North Texas earthquakes.

23 hours ago

HL1  IRVING EARTHQUAKE

Multi-Agency Earthquake Experts Plan For Potential Trembler Damage

Another earthquake briefly shook parts of Irving and Dallas just after 6:00 a.m. Monday. It occurred just hours before a big multi-agency meeting on planning for potential earthquake damage.

CBS 11–07/13/2015

Photo by Gary S Chapman/Gettyimages

New Monitoring Program To Add More Seismic Sensors In Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill that will fund the deployment of additional sensors to study the location and source of earthquakes.

06/24/2015

frackwtf

Denton Rallies Against Overturn Of Anti-Fracking Bill

Denton residents rallied amid the passage of a bill that overturned a vote to ban fracking. Gov. Greg Abbott signed the law that would prevent cities from banning the drilling practice.

05/31/2015

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Residents In Venus Still Rattled After 4.0 Earthquake

Nerves are still rattled after a magnitude 4.0 earthquake shook Venus, a city just south of Arlington. On Friday, residents there said they didn’t have to ask why their small area was getting so much attention.

CBSDFW.COM–05/08/2015

HL1  IRVING EARTHQUAKE

4.0 Magnitude Earthquake Just North Of Venus

Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey have confirmed an earthquake north-northwest of Venus. The quake is one of the strongest to ever hit in North Texas, with a magnitude of 4.0

05/07/2015

Seismograph (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In US

More than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.

04/23/2015

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Residents Say They Knew Azle Quakes Were Caused By Natural Gas Drilling

Tia Moen didn’t need Southern Methodist University experts to tell her what shook her two-story brick and stone home in Azle in the fall of 2013. She already knew.

CBS 11–04/21/2015

A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Study Links Texas Quakes To Gas Drilling

Scientists from SMU and the U.S. Geological Survey have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection.

04/21/2015

(Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/Getty Images)

Study: More People Could Survive A Tsunami If They Walk Faster

About 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the U.S. if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.

04/14/2015

(Photo: Nigel Treblin/AFP/Getty Images)

USGS Confirms Earthquake In Irving

The USGS has confirmed a 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck in Irving at 6:18 a.m. Friday morning.

02/27/2015

HL1  IRVING EARTHQUAKE

Seismologists Say A Fault Is At Fault For Irving Earthquakes

Scientists are discovering what is to blame for the recent earthquakes in Irving.

02/06/2015

more