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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - NORTHERN TEXAS on Thursday, 7 May 2015

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - NORTHERN TEXAS on Thursday, 7 May 2015
Date & time: Thu, 7 May 22:58:05 UTC
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.48°N / 97.13°W
Nearest volcano: Raton-Clayton (795 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 7 May
Thu, 7 May 22:58 UTCM 4.0 / 3.2 km5km NNW of Venus, Texas[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Venus / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): Trees shaking- loud boom and the walls visibly moved along with furniture. We could feel the rumble. Lasted about 2 seconds.
Rio Vista, TX / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Rio Vista, TX / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Granbury (United States) (63 km W from epicenter)(no details): wasn't sure how to describe shaking and sound for this was my first. but I was setting at my kitchen table with my laptop, they both were shaking and I live in a doublewide mobile home and defiantly felt it, like it was coming apart, shifting back and forth. (via EMSC)
Arlington (United States) (28 km N from epicenter)(no details): It was about 6pm I was laying across my bed everything was turn of except my phone i felt a shift from under ground a rumble I said is it a gas explosion and then I said its and earthquake and I heard this sound like shatter in the next room it was very quick and scary (via EMSC)
Kennedale (United States) (21 km NW from epicenter)(no details): recliners we were in shook for 30 seconds very noticed (via EMSC)
Burleson (United States) (19 km W from epicenter)(no details): Tremor.. Moved house at 18:05 5/7/15 (via EMSC)
Burleson (United States) (12 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Couch shook for a few seconds. (via EMSC)
Alvarado (United States) (11 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I was starting to prepare supper and had just opened the frig door....boom load like an explosion and the floor felt like it was moving. It was load, short and made me feel like I was weak and going to vomit. I seen the neighbors were coming out to their back yard checking their houses and I went outside to join them. The stormy weather in North Texas took up all the news time both at 6 pm and again at 10 pm and I was VERY SURPRISED THIS WAS NOT ON THE NEWS AS THIS IS THE FIRST FOR MANY AND PEOPLE WERE SCARED. This quake should have been on the news weather condition or not to let people know. I had to find it here for myself. Fracking consequence right? (via EMSC)
Burleson (United States) (19 km W from epicenter)(no details): Moved house.. Was laying in couch.. Kids felt it too!! Wow scary (via EMSC)
Alvarado (United States) (13 km S from epicenter)(no details): As I was laying in bed it it felt like something hit the back side of the house it shook my bed and everything on my desk (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 9 May
Sat, 9 May 16:12 UTCM 2.7 / 5 km - [info] (792 km)NORTHERN TEXAS
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 18 May
Mon, 18 May 18:14 UTCM 3.3 / 5 km - [info] (786 km)6km N of Irving, Texas
[Map]
USGS
Dallas (United States) (18 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It woke me up. I was laying in bed and suddenly I felt my bed moving. I woke up woundering what in the world was strong enough to make it do that. So I call my husband and he confirmed that he had felt the earthquake too. (via EMSC)
76051 / MMI IX (Violent shaking): It woke me up but I didn't notice anything displaced. I thought my husband was banging against the bed.
North Dallas (was outside) (377.1 km SE from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Corrected report from earlier.......I was so excited that I typed my information in the "current location" box and some of it did not show. I was outside the garage when the earthquake hit. There was a loud rumbling and items stacked in the garage made a loud shifting noise with a muffled boom.......kind of like being bounced and dropped. This one was so much stronger than the others I have experienced.........Those I would say, "I think we just had an earthquake." This one, I KNEW WE HAD AN
Dallas (United States) (16 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Rolling vibration shook walls and furniture (via EMSC)
Dallas (United States) (16 km SE from epicenter)(no details): The strongest one I've ever experienced. It was scarey. (via EMSC)
Dallas (United States) (16 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Felt like my stomach rolling while sitting in my desk chair (with wheels) (via EMSC)
Carrollton (United States) (11 km N from epicenter)(no details): It was a single, sudden jolt. (via EMSC)
North Dallas TX (9.6 km NW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Heard a boom like thunder
La Villita Elementary 1601 Camino Lago Way Irving, (12.8 km N from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking)
dfw airport / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Read all reports
Sat, 18 Jul 15:30 UTCM 2.6 / 12.3 km - [info] (789 km)- 5km NE of Irving, Texas
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 12 Aug
Wed, 12 Aug 11:13 UTCM 2.7 / 5 km - [info] (785 km)NORTHERN TEXAS
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 1 Oct
Thu, 1 Oct 21:28 UTCM 2.7 / 5 km - [info] (789 km)- 0km E of Irving, Texas
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 19 Oct
Mon, 19 Oct 22:39 UTCM 2.7 / 6 km - [info] (787 km)NORTHERN TEXAS
[Map]
EMSC
lincoln waters edge / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
lincoln waters edge / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Thu, 3 Dec
Thu, 3 Dec 21:35 UTCM 2.8 / 5 km - [info] (788 km)NORTHERN TEXAS
[Map]
EMSC
Rochester ny / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Story Road, Irving,Tx. (5.2 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
NW Dallas (6.5 km N from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking): It felt like a Giant bumped my house, then a few seconds later, an even bigger Giant came by and bumped my house. Not sure what it was.
irving,tx / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Have a 140 lb Bouvier, he always jumps up and barks, entire house shook, one of our biggest, must have been close
Fri, 4 Dec
Fri, 4 Dec 06:56 UTCM 2.6 / 6 km - [info] (788 km)NORTHERN TEXAS
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 7 Dec
Mon, 7 Dec 00:27 UTCM 2.8 / 5 km - [info] (784 km)NORTHERN TEXAS
[Map]
EMSC
Irving, Texas (0.8 km S from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dallas (14.7 km SSW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Thu, 17 Dec
Thu, 17 Dec 22:29 UTCM 3.0 / 4 km - [info] (747 km)NORTHERN TEXAS
[Map]
EMSC
Fort Worth (United States) (5 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Felt like a strong jolt. They're still building houses in my neighborhood so at first I thought it was related to that. (via EMSC)
Westlake (United States) (10 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt a thud (via EMSC)
Justin (United States) (11 km N from epicenter)(no details): Sounded like a sonic boom, just lasted longer. (via EMSC)
Roanoke (United States) (11 km E from epicenter)(no details): It was shorter than any other earthquake I've ever felt. Alot of power but very short. We really thought it was impact of an explosion from construction or a big car accident right outside. Kinda scary in a place you're not expecting it (via EMSC)

 

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