Last Updated: Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Breaking News: Dallas earthquake today widely felt across Northern Texas

Breaking News: Dallas earthquake today widely felt across Northern Texas

Update: Another magnitude 3.1 earthquake has been recorded in Northern Texas at 00:59 midnight (2015-01-07). The epicenter is 4 km NE of Irving.

M 3.6 light earthquake shakes Dallas, Texas today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 6 km ENE of Irving and 9 km NW of Dallas, Texas. It was 3.1 miles deep.

At least three earthquakes have been felt in Dallas in less than six hours. The first earthquake was recorded at 03:10 p.m. The strongest earthquake of magnitude 3.6 was recorded at 06:52 p.m.followed by magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 08:11 p.m.

breaking_news_dallas_earthquake_today_epicenter_mapThe epicenters of all three Dallas earthquake today were located near the former site of Texas Stadium.

Apart from this, a magnitude 3.5 earthquake has also been recorded in Western Texas at 03:55 p.m. The earthquake's epicenter was 22 km NNE of Snyder.

No damage or injuries have been recorded from Dallas earthquake today.

00:52 UTC (local time 2015-01-06 18:52 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
6 km (4mi) ENE of Irving, Texas
8 km (5mi) W of University Park, Texas
9 km (6mi) NW of Dallas, Texas
9 km (6mi) S of Farmers Branch, Texas
296 km (184mi) NNE of Austin, Texas

Original post: Natural Disasters List January 7, 2015

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