CBS 11’s Larry Mowry reported there have been 13 earthquakes measured 3.3 or greater in all of North Texas since 2008.
IRVING (CBSDFW.COM) – Three earthquakes shook the Irving area Thursday.
The first was a 2.7 magnitude quake recorded at 5:38 am, centered 4 miles from Irving.
The second and largest hit in the early evening. USGS reported a 3.3 magnitude earthquake at 5:36 pm. This one was centered 2 miles from Irving, but was felt in Dallas as well.
Social media lit up with people in downtown and uptown Dallas reporting they felt high rise buildings shake.
Passengers at Dallas Love Field reported feeling it, and people in Irving said on social media that the earthquake did not feel “small.”
It was the third strongest quake in Irving area this year, with a 3.5 and a 3.6 recorded back on Jan. 6th in same area.
Then at 10:04 pm, USGS reported another quake, centered 2 miles from Irving.