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IRVING, TX (CBSDFW.COM) – The US Geological Survey (USGS) confirmed that another earthquake occurred near Irving, TX. Initial reports set the magnitude of the quake at 2.7.
According to the USGS the quake occurred at 4:39pm local time on Tuesday, November 25.
Area residents began reporting the temblor on social media soon after the event took place.
This is the fifth earthquake in that area in four days. One that occurred on November 23 was the strongest with a magnitude of 3.3.
“Just felt another tremor in Las Colinas area. That’s 5 in 4 days now,” tweeted @chemguy73. Las Colinas is near Irving, TX.
Zack Elder posted on the CBSDFW Facebook Page, “Yeah I’m in Las Colinas on Lake Carolyn and it sloshed around my fish tank and knocked a picture off the wall.”
According to CBS 11’s Larry Mowry, all five quakes have been centered around the old Texas Stadium area.
There are reports of the quake being felt in Hurst, TX as well. Tom Soulsby of Hurst told CBS 11’s Jeff Jamison that the “whole house shook.” Soulsby described the sound as a “loud truck” roaring — only louder. He said the quake lasted four to six seconds and reported no visible damage.
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