2013 February 24 12:56:03 UTC
- This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
|Depth||5 km (3.1 miles)|
|Distances||0 km (0 miles) WNW of Glenn Heights, Texas
4 km (2 miles) S of DeSoto, Texas
6 km (3 miles) NW of Red Oak, Texas
9 km (5 miles) ESE of Cedar Hill, Texas
Love how they have whole subdivisions, schools, and a LOT of “reservoir” water conservation areas directly around (and inside of) these operations.
Imagine buying one of these new houses down there — kids going to a new school.. and right next to your new house, AND next to your kids school, there are multiple thousands of natural gas tanks, gas pipelines, and polluted lakes/creeks everywhere.
Each injection well has its own amount of “acceptable” leakage, out gas releases, and even safety flaring that can occur if too much pressure builds.
Here is an example of a gas well flare pit in Texas: