7/18/2015 — Dallas Texas Earthquake — Fracking operation resumes movement — Forecast area hit

After well over a month of “silence” a new earthquake has struck in metropolitan downtown Dallas Texas.

fracking texas earthquake dallas july 18 2015

The epicenter of the earthquake is again VERY close to a gas / fracking well.  The nearest drill point is located just a few hundred feet away.

dallas texas fracking earthquake july 18 2015


This movement was EXPECTED to occur, and was forecast to take place this week.

The forecast calling for movement along the South (midwestern) edge of the craton was issued a day ago, on July 17, 2015.

Specifically talking about Oklahoma, Kansas, and the Southern United States fracking operations at approximately 31 minutes into this video below.

See the forecast here:


Information on this Dallas Texas event from the USGS:

Magnitude/uncertainty 2.6 mb_lg± 0.1
Location/uncertainty 32.848°N 96.912°W± 2.2 km
Depth/uncertainty 12.3 km± 1.9
Origin Time 2015-07-18 15:30:08.990 UTC
Number of Stations
Number of Phases 19
Minimum Distance 0.89 km (0.01°)
Travel Time Residual 0.33 sec
Azimuthal Gap 72°
FE Region Northern Texas (500)


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