5/6/2013 — Texas pumping / drilling / fracking Earthquake — 2.6 magnitude

May 6, 2013 — North Central Texas — a 2.6M earthquake struck an oil / drilling / frack well operation.  Could be fracking related, however other oil wells, pipelines, compressor stations are also present.

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http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us2013pwam#summary

M2.6 – 27km NNE of Snyder, Texas 2013-05-06 13:08:04 UTC

Event Time

  1. 2013-05-06 13:08:04 UTC
  2. 2013-05-06 08:08:04 UTC-05:00 at epicenter
  3. 2013-05-06 08:08:04 UTC-05:00 system time

Location

32.946°N 100.796°W depth=5.0km (3.1mi)

Nearby Cities

  1. 27km (17mi) NNE of Snyder, Texas
  2. 64km (40mi) NW of Sweetwater, Texas
  3. 100km (62mi) NE of Big Spring, Texas
  4. 113km (70mi) WNW of Abilene, Texas
  5. 411km (255mi) SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Here are all my past posts on fracking / drilling / injection well earthquakes :

https://sincedutch.wordpress.com/?s=frack&submit=Search

One thought on “5/6/2013 — Texas pumping / drilling / fracking Earthquake — 2.6 magnitude

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