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Minor earthquake 3.5 mag, 5 km ENE of Irving, Texas

Earthquake location 32.8357S, -96.9005WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (mg/mb) was reported Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Irving in Texas. The temblor was reported at 03:10:31 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 5.16 km (3 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-06 09:10:31 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -96.9005 West, latitude 32.8357 North, depth 5.16 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Dallas (c. 1 197 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Fort Worth (c. 741 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Arlington (c. 365 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Plano (c. 259 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Garland (c. 226 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Greenville, Decatur, Cleburne.

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Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded in: 5 km ENE of Irving, Texas.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.9005° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.8357° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km ENE of Irving, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-06 21:10:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-06 21:21:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 162 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.09 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 257 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources us A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.575 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000tc7z Id of event.
Event Code c000tc7z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tc7z A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.


  1. Kevin B

    Live off 161 and MacArthur and I felt it.

  2. Heartsleave

    Felt over in Addison.

  3. Kelly

    It felt bigger than that!

  4. CK

    I work very near the Galleria…I felt it move and my computer monitors shook.Since I’ve recently moved from Oklahoma and we had a lot of those lately, I thought it felt similar..but I pooh-poohed my own idea until someone else mentioned it.

  5. Brady

    I felt this one in North Richland Hills.

  6. Jennifer

    I felt it in Uptown Dallas. So scary!!!

  7. Ama

    I’m here in Bedford and intensely felt it

  8. Emma green

    I leave in east Plano and today at about 6:54pm the house was shaking

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