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Tracking earthquakes and their effect on North Texas

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 05:04 AM CDT

2 Earthquakes Rattle North Texas

2 Earthquakes Rattle North Texas

The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed two earthquakes rattled North Texas this weekend.

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 at 04:00 PM CDT

New Monitoring Program to Add More Seismic Sensors in TX

New Monitoring Program to Add More Seismic Sensors in TX

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill that will fund the deployment of additional sensors to study the location and source of earthquakes.

Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 at 02:32 PM CDT

Mega Injections of Wastewater Triggers More Quakes

Mega Injections of Wastewater Triggers More Quakes

The more oil and gas companies pump their saltwater waste into the ground, and the faster they do it, the more they have triggered earthquakes in the central United States, a massive new study found.

Friday, Jun 12, 2015 at 04:34 PM CDT

TX Agency: Disposal Wells Didn't Cause 4.0 Quake

TX Agency: Disposal Wells Didn't Cause 4.0 Quake

Texas oil and gas regulators say there is no evidence that a record 4.0 earthquake last month in the northern part of the state was caused by injecting oilfield waste into underground wells.

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 02:10 PM CDT

3.3 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles NTX

3.3 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles NTX

Breaking news from NBC 5. The U.S. Geological Survey reports an earthquake rattled North Texas early Monday afternoon.

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 12:15 PM CDT

2.7-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes North Texas

2.7-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes North Texas

The U.S. Geological Survey reports an earthquake rattled North Texas Saturday morning.

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 11:22 PM CDT

State Agency Orders Injection Well Tests After NTX Quake

State Agency Orders Injection Well Tests After NTX Quake

Operators of five North Texas injection wells will be required to conduct testing following a 4.0 magnitude earthquake Thursday evening in rural Johnson County, the Railroad Commission of Texas says.

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 05:40 PM CDT

Surveillance Video of Thursday's Earthquake

Surveillance Video of Thursday's Earthquake

A remote area of North Texas has experienced an earthquake that was unusually strong for the region. A Shell Gas Station in Venus captured the quake on surveillance video.

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 05:42 PM CDT

4.0-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes North Texas

4.0-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes North Texas

The U.S. Geological Survey confirms a 4.0 magnitude earthquake rattled North Texas Thursday evening.

Monday, May 4, 2015 at 05:42 PM CDT

Two Earthquakes Rattled North Texas Monday

Two Earthquakes Rattled North Texas Monday

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 2.7-magnitude earthquake rattled North Texas Monday.

Did You Feel It?
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