The Oklahoma Corporation Commission says two oil and gas wastewater injection wells are shutting down and one is reducing operations in the Crescent area following several earthquakes.
Late sleepers were shaken awake this Saturday morning in Irving and Northwest Dallas by a 2.6 earthquake.
Yet another earthquake shook Dallas on Monday morning. The latest temblor struck at 8:58 a.m. and was centered just slightly to the northwest of Dallas Love Field.
Scientists from SMU and the U.S. Geological Survey have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection.
Three earthquakes shook the Irving area Thursday, the largest was a 3.3 magnitude.
A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
The USGS has confirmed a 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck in Irving at 6:18 a.m. Friday morning.
The chandeliers swing, the pictures tilt and the chair shakes. Then people in Irving wait. While they wonder if they just felt another earthquake, someone in a small office 800 miles away, is trying to confirm it.
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.