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.
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake rocked the small town of Langston, Okla. around 8:16 Saturday night.
The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed that a 2.3 magnitude earthquake rocked the city of Benbrook at 1:32 a.m. on Sunday.
Another earthquake has hit near the North Texas town of Azle.
Around the small town of Azle all the talk on Wednesday centered around the recent earthquakes. Eleven earthquakes have now rattled Parker County — and that’s just in the last 15 days.
Three earthquakes in one day have been detected around a North Texas town that has already seen a swarm of seven earthquakes in the past month.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a minor earthquake measuring a preliminary 3.4 magnitude has rattled an area west of Dallas, Texas.