A noteworthy (and rare) 3.1 magnitude earthquake has struck near Fort Stockton Texas at a fracking operation.
This marks the THIRD noteworthy earthquake to strike the Texas region over the past 10 days. Two 4.0M earthquakes, and now this 3.1M.
Fort Stockton is the location of a new unexpected fault line which opened up at the SURFACE , and extends multiple miles South towards the border of Mexico.
This earthquake follows other very rare movement just South of this location , which occurred three days ago (May 14, 2015) when a 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck SOUTH of Ft. Stockton, TX near a dormant volcano along the Mexico border.
See the video update here, which covers Fort Stockton, and the new fault line that opened up out of the ground (on the surface), 2 years ago.
Also, another 4.0M earthquake struck just South of Dallas Texas 10 days ago (May 7 2015), at a Venus, TX fracking operation.
See the video covering the Venus , Texas earthquake here:
Information on this newest magnitude 3.1 earthquake near Fort Stockton, Texas from the USGS:
|Magnitude / uncertainty||3.1 mb_lg± 0.1|
|Location / uncertainty||31.034°N 103.186°W± 3.5 km|
|Depth / uncertainty||5.0 km± 2.0|
|Origin Time||2015-05-17 22:15:14.100 UTC|
|Number of Stations||–|
|Number of Phases||11|
|Minimum Distance||170.99 km (1.54°)|
|Travel Time Residual||0.35 sec|
|FE Region||Western Texas (498)|