USGS Confirms 5 Earthquakes in 1 Day for North TexasA 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. SOURCE