U.S. Geological Survey
It’s happened again. The U.S. Geological Survey confirms that multiple earthquakes have rattled Irving on Tuesday.
The USGS has confirmed a Thursday afternoon temblor near Midlothian. Minutes after releasing that conformation, the USGS released information about two additional tremors that happened earlier in Irving.
Officials in Irving continue their search for what may be triggering the recent swarm of earthquakes dogging Dallas’ neighbor to the west.
North Texas has been rattled by 11 earthquakes in just over one day, and all this shaking has residents calling their insurance agents to ask about their policies.
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.