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Over The Weekend, Yet Another Earthquake Struck North Texas

The earthquakes keep rocking North Texas.

On Saturday night, another earthquake hit the region, this time a couple of miles southwest of Springtown in Parker County. It registered 2.8 on the Richter scale, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Springtown is about 20 miles northwest of Fort Worth.

According to the Geological Survey, other recent North Texas earthquakes include:

  • 2.6 magnitude quake near Whitesboro, Dec. 13

  • 2.6 magnitude quake near Pottsboro, Dec. 12

  • 2.5 magnitude quake near Pottsboro, Dec. 11

  • 2.7 magnitude quake near Azle, Dec. 10

  • 3.7 magnitude quake near Mineral Wells, Dec. 9

Read KERA’s recent coverage on North Texas earthquakes:

More Earthquakes Keep Jolting North Texas -- Quakes Recorded Sunday, Monday Morning

Frequent Earthquakes In North Texas Rattle Azle Residents In Epicenter

What’s Causing Texas Earthquakes? SMU Study Explores Injection Wells From Drilling

Eric Aasen is KERA’s managing editor. He helps lead the station's news department, including radio and digital reporters, producers and newscasters. He also oversees keranews.org, the station’s news website, and manages the station's digital news projects. He reports and writes stories for the website and contributes pieces to KERA radio. He's discussed breaking news live on various public radio programs, including The Takeaway, Here & Now and Texas Standard, as well as radio and TV programs in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.