2.8-magnitude earthquake rattles Azle area on Saturday night

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2.8-magnitude earthquake rattles Azle area on Saturday night

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Posted on December 15, 2013 at 12:16 AM

Updated Sunday, Dec 15 at 12:32 AM

2.8-magnitude earthquake

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Earthquake.

Azle.

Sound familiar?

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 2.8-magnitude tremor nine miles west-northwest of Azle at 10:54 p.m. Saturday night.

The epicenter is near the intersection of South Main Street and Lynch Bend Road, one mile south-southwest of Springtown.

There have been 19 earthquakes registering at least 2.5-magnitude in North Texas over the past 30 days, 12 of them clustered near Azle.

The strongest included  3.7 and 3.6-magnitude quakes north of Mineral Wells and two 3.6-magnitude tremors near Azle.

 

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