ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A Texas earthquake today 2014 has struck near Dallas and Irving. The Texas earthquake today November 22, 2014 began moments ago. Damage assessment is pending.
USGS indicates to news that a 3.3 magnitude Texas earthquake began just after 9:15 pm tonight. The quake was shallow. Reps tell news that the Dallas quake was only two miles below ground level. As a result it could be felt across the region. USGS indicates to news that the Texas earthquake was three miles east of Irving. It was six miles west of Dallas and roughly six miles south of Farmers Branch.
The state has been hit by several quakes since last year. In January a quake struck the same region. The quake was east of Dallas. Mapping revealed that the quake west of Shreveport, Louisiana, northwest of Alexandria, and west of Baton Rouge. The quake was also east of Garland, north of Lufkin and northwest of Beaumont. It registered a 4.1 and began one miles west of Timpson and twenty-four miles northeast of Nacogdoches. The quake was also twenty-six miles southeast of Henderson and forty-one miles southeast of Kilgore at the time. Other quakes have been hitting different parts of the state as well. In September 2013 one quake hit two miles west of Timpson. It was twenty-seven miles east of Henderson and forty-one miles south of Kilgore. It began roughly two hundred miles from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.