Originally Posted: April 2, 2015
Three earthquakes rattled the Irving area Thursday, the second one with a magnitude of 3.3, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed.
It wasn’t the area’s strongest quake to date — that was a 3.6-magnitude quake, also near Irving, in January — but its effect seemed widespread, as people across North Texas reported feeling the earth shake at 5:36 p.m. The epicenter of the afternoon quake was two miles northeast of Irving, the USGS reported.
“I’m in Irving and it was insane! The entire apartment shook,” one man tweeted.
A woman wrote, “A 3.3 earthquake, Texas? That’s cute. –Californian.”
A Star-Telegram reporter said she felt the quake at her Keller residence.
The first earthquake of the day was a 2.7 magnitude at 5:38 a.m. four miles northeast of Irving, the USGS reported. READ MORE