Earthquake in Dallas-Fort Worth area recorded near Mansfield, Texas

Two small earthquakes rattled residents in north Texas early Wednesday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quakes were recorded a little after 1 p.m. local time near mansfield, Texas, about 35 miles southwest of dallas, the USGS reported.

The first temblor was about 3 miles deep and measured a magnitude of 3.0. The second temblor was about the same depth and measured a magnitude of 3.2.

Reports to USGS "Did You Feel It?" page classified both earthquakes as intensity IV events in the area surrounding the epicenter.

Aftershocks were felt in the area but there were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage.

The last earthquake that measured over a 3.9 magnitude with an epicenter within 50 miles of Dallas was a 4.0 magnitude temblor that occurred in 2015, according to

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The area around Dallas is not known for earthquakes, driving some Texans to social media to confirm what they felt.


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