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Geophysicists Say Irving Quakes Strongest Since ’70s

The four earthquakes that shook the Irving area on Tuesday were some of the strongest quakes to hit the area since the 1970s, according to the United State Geological Survey.

01/06/2015

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Scientists Hope Seismograph Will Find Exact Location Of Irving Quakes

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.

CBS 11–01/05/2015

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SMU Team Studies Recent Irving Earthquakes

Scientists from SMU will be in Irving on Monday on a mission to pinpoint the source of more than a dozen recent earthquakes.

01/05/2015

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)

2.4 Earthquake Shakes City Of Irving – Again

There has been another earthquake in Irving. The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed an earthquake registering 2.4 on the Richter scale.

CBSDFW.COM–01/01/2015

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2.6-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Irving

The U.S Geological Survey has confirmed another earthquake, this one measuring 2.6, happened in Irving late Thursday night.

CBSDFW.COM–12/11/2014

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Did You Feel The Irving Earthquakes?

If you thought that you felt the Earth trembling over the weekend, you were right. North Texas was hit by a few earthquakes, and scientists are interested in hearing from those who felt the shaking.

11/24/2014

A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site. (credit: AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

Arlington To Allow More Gas Drilling

Arlington has allowed plans to go forward for more natural gas drilling despite two recent small earthquakes in the area.

10/28/2014

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Texas Amends Waste Disposal Rules For Fracking

The Texas Railroad Commission has amended rules for disposal well operators amid concerns that high-pressure injections can trigger earthquakes.

10/28/2014

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Texas Proposes Tougher Rules On Wells After Quakes

The Texas Railroad Commission has proposed tightening regulations for injection wells as scientists explore a potential link between high-pressure wastewater disposal and the earthquakes rattling North Texas.

08/25/2014

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Texas Seismologist Says Quakes Have Continued

Researchers at Southern Methodist University are studying whether the seismic activity is linked to high-pressure injection wells where hydraulic fracturing fluids are disposed.

08/25/2014

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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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Earthquake Risk Rises For One-Third Of U.S.

A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the United States and lowers it for one-tenth.

07/18/2014

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