Earthquakes

You’ll Definitely Fall for the Kitchen in This $1M San Francisco Apartment

By Bethany Erickson / August 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
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So, I don’t know if you’ve heard, but the market in San Francisco is hot. And I also don’t know if you’ve heard, but the ground in San Francisco can move a lot in a geological phenomenon called a mother-lovin’ earthquake. Why are we talking about this? Because we over at the Wednesday WTF found […]

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From the Archives: Earthquakes—What Can North Texas Houses Handle?

By Leah Shafer / December 28, 2015 / 2 Comments

If tornadoes are not bad enough — and they are really, really bad –— we have to worry now about earthquakes in North Texas. With the recent identification by seismologists of the two-mile fault line near the Trinity River at the center of the activity, many homeowners are wondering about the safety of their houses. […]

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Earthquakes & Real Estate: What Can North Texas Houses Handle?

By Leah Shafer / February 18, 2015 / 0 Comments

  With the ongoing earthquakes in North Texas, and recent identification by seismologists of the two-mile fault line near the Trinity River at the center of the activity, many homeowners are wondering about the safety of their houses. The biggest January quakes were measured around 3.6 or 3.7, which is relatively minor, but with this […]

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Is Shale Gas Exploration Causing Earthquakes? Today’s Texas House Committee Meeting Will Study What May Cause Rash of Texas Quakes

By Joanna England / May 12, 2014 / 1 Comment

Several North Texas homeowners, especially those in Azle and near Eagle Mountain Lake, are concerned that expanded shale gas exploration and hydraulic fracturing may be causing the rash of seismic activity that has these communities all shook up. To address these concerns, the Texas House Subcommittee on Seismic Activity is holding a hearing today at […]

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What The Frack? Should North Texans Secure Earthquake Coverage if They Live Near Hydraulic Fracturing Sites?

By Joanna England / January 22, 2014 / 0 Comments

As Azle residents stormed a meeting of the Texas Railroad Commission yesterday demanding a moratorium on wastewater injection wells used in hydraulic fracturing (AKA fracking), commissioners gave no indication of halting the practice that homeowners blame for the recent spate of earthquakes in their small Tarrant County town.

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