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USGS Confirms 5 Earthquakes in 1 Day for North Texas

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    USGS Confirms 5 Earthquakes in 1 Day for North Texas
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    A total of five earthquakes were confirmed by the U.S. Geological Survey to have hit North Texas in a single day last week.

    The largest struck an area about two miles northeast of Irving registered a magnitude of 3.3 on Thursday, April 2. NBC 5 viewers reported feeling the earthquake in Dallas, Fort Worth, Keller, and Denton.

    No damage or injuries were reported in any of the earthquakes.

    Here is a time-line of all five:

    • 2.7 Magnitude four miles northeast of Irving at 5:38 a.m. on Thursday
    • 3.3 Magnitude two miles northeast of Irving at 5:26 p.m. on Thursday
    • 2.6 Magnitude two miles northeast of Irving at 10:04 p.m. Thursday night
    • 2.4 Magnitude three miles northeast of Irving at 11:28 p.m. Thursday night
    • 2.2 Magnitude three miles southeast of Farmers Branch at 3:58 a.m. Friday morning

    It had been nearly three weeks since North Texas had its last earthquake, a 2.6-magnitude on March 14 near Farmers Branch.

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