Earthquake Shakes North Texas

Earthquake Shakes North Texas

There are 13 comments on the NBC Dallas story from Sep 29, 2012, titled Earthquake Shakes North Texas. In it, NBC Dallas reports that:

The U.S. Geological Survey confirms a Magnitude 3.4 earthquake occured at 11:05:01 p.m. The USGS listed the epicenter as 1 mile from Irving, 8 miles from Euless, 7 miles from Farmers Branch and 10 miles from Dallas.

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Dallas, TX

#1 Sep 29, 2012
I felt the earthquake on Pioneer Drive in Irving TX. I was asleep. It woke me up.

Plano, TX

#2 Sep 29, 2012
Donna wrote:
I felt the earthquake on Pioneer Drive in Irving TX. I was asleep. It woke me up.
Yes, it woke me out of sleep. I have never felt anything like that in my life. I'm still scared! I'm off esters in irving.

Fort Worth, TX

#3 Sep 29, 2012
Shook my whole apartment here in Euless off 360/Trinity! Freaked me out!

United States

#4 Sep 29, 2012
We were about a mile from MacArthur High School at a red light. We thought the car behind us hit us until we realized that the car moved side to side and not forward. Freaky!

Irving, TX

#5 Sep 29, 2012
The house shook for about half a second. Felt more like a shock wave.

Arlington, TX

#6 Sep 29, 2012
My house shook for a few seconds and heard a soft rumbling noise, a little scary...Marsh Lane/Walnut Hill area in Dallas

Denton, TX

#7 Sep 29, 2012
Felt in Coppell for about a second. My wife grew up in Japan and recognized it right away. Me being from Texas would have never known it was an earthquake.

Dallas, TX

#8 Sep 29, 2012
Yes very scary. The whole apartment shook would never think that would happen.

Irving, TX

#9 Sep 29, 2012
My teenage son was at a red light when he felt it. I was so worried for him.

Irving, TX

#10 Sep 30, 2012
It felt like the apartment building was going to collapse with the walls groaning and we live next to DFW.

Irving, TX

#11 Sep 30, 2012
I live off of esters and Rochelle... Me and the kids just so happen to leave the movies early and as soon as we got settled in the quake hit... It felt like something landed on the house and then shook it... It was then followed by another smaller one... Everyone on the street came outside to see what the feeling was... It was creepy!

Irving, TX

#12 Sep 30, 2012
Im off of MacArthur and Rochelle....I felt the first one that lasted about 5 seconds along with a weird rumbling sound and the aftershock was about the same.

Fort Worth, TX

#13 Sep 30, 2012
I felt it in bed saturday night and thought a tree or fence fell down. My Beagle Flash soon afterwards came upstairs and jumped in bed shaking like a leaf on a tree!

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