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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Dallas, South Texas have minor earthquakes

DALLAS (AP) — Minor earthquakes have been recorded in the Dallas area and hundreds of miles away in South Texas, but officials had no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 2.9 magnitude quake happened at 3:21 a.m. CDT Thursday in North Texas. The quake was centered 2 miles north of Irving.

USGS reports a 3.2 magnitude quake happened at 11:53 a.m. Wednesday and was centered 2 miles southeast of Charlotte. The area is 41 miles south-southwest of San Antonio.

Emergency officials in Dallas and Atascosa counties say they had no reports of quake damage or people being hurt.

 

Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

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