Once again — the earth is moving in Irving. The United States Geological Survey has confirmed a 2.3 magnitude tremor happened at 1:02 p.m.
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.
A series of earthquakes, three of them with a 3-point magnitude or greater, rocked North Texas Tuesday into early Wednesday, knocking items off walls, causing cracks to appear in ceilings and generally shattering nerves across the region.
The U.S.Geological Survey (USGS) has confirmed that an earthquake did hit near Irving this morning.
According to the USGS, the 2.6 magnitude earthquake happened at 4:19 pm and was located between the area of Hwy 114 and Spur 482.
The U.S Geological Survey has confirmed another earthquake, this one measuring 2.6, happened in Irving late Thursday night.
Residents of Irving are reporting another earthquake shaking the ground early Tuesday morning.
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.
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.
The Texas Railroad Commission has amended rules for disposal well operators amid concerns that high-pressure injections can trigger earthquakes.
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.