U.S. Geological Survey
The U.S Geological Survey has confirmed another earthquake, this one measuring 2.6, happened in Irving late Thursday night.
The temblor struck Saturday night at 11:52pm CST near the Johnson/Ellis county line. Residents began reporting the event on social media shortly before midnight.
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 2.3 magnitude earthquake rattled areas around Azle Tuesday, causing concern for residents but leaving no reports of damage.
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.
North Texas was shaken early Monday morning by another earthquake in the same general area where more than a dozen minor quakes were already recorded in November.
A part of North Texas where at least 19 earthquakes happened in November recorded another minor quake on Tuesday. The quake was centered a mile outside of Reno.
The U.S. Geological Survey said that a 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck on Tuesday and was centered in the city of Azle. This is the sixth North Texas quake in the past week.
North Texas has had another earthquake in an area that’s now recorded five quakes in the past week. The latest quake happened early Monday morning, west of Azle.
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.
North Texas has had at least four minor earthquakes this week in the same general area about 20 miles northwest of Fort Worth.
The U.S. Geological Survey said that a 2.6 magnitude earthquake hit Tuesday night, centered a mile east-southeast of Reno, in Parker County, about 20 miles northwest of Fort Worth.