USGS confirms earthquake in Gladewater area Friday night

USGS confirms earthquake in Gladewater area Friday night

GLADEWATER, TX (KLTV) - Residents in the Gladewater area felt rumbles leading them to think they were experiencing an earthquake.

They were correct.

According to geophysicist Jonathan Tytell with the United States Geological Survey, data confirms that a 2.2 earthquake did occur at around 9:47 p.m. in the Gladewater area. This is considered a very minor quake by the USGS.

The epicenter was 6 km, or 3.7 miles, north of Gladewater, between the north end of Lake Gladewater and Highway 271. The earthquake had a depth of 5 kilometers, or 3.10686 miles.

Tytell asked that anyone who felt the earthquake contribute to their data by clicking this link to report that you felt it. Click here: DID YOU FEEL IT?

EAST TEXAS EARTHQUAKE TIMELINE:

March 15, 2019 - (2.2 magnitude) NNE of Gladewater

January 20, 2019 - (3.2 magnitude) SSW of San Augustine

September 12, 2018 - (2.5 magnitude) SSE of Timpson

September 4, 2018 - (3.5 magnitude) NNW of Timpson

October 3, 2014 - (3.1 magnitude) NNE of San Augustine

September 6, 2013 - (2.4 magnitude) SW of Timpson

September 2, 2013 - (4.3 magnitude) WNW of Timpson

September 2, 2013 - (4.2 magnitude) WNW of Timpson

May 31, 2013 – (2.9 magnitude) SE of Timpson

February 3, 2013 – (2.1 magnitude) WNW of Center

January 31, 2013 - (2.8 magnitude) WNW of Timpson

January 29, 2013 - (2.8 magnitude) S of Timpson

January 25, 2013 - (4.1 magnitude) W of Timpson

December 22, 2012 (2.6 magnitude) WNW of Timpson

December 7, 2012 - (2.8 magnitude) SW of Timpson

June 16, 2012 - (2.1 magnitude) SSW of Timpson

May 26, 2012 - (2.5 magnitude) SE of Timpson

May 20, 2012 - (2.7 magnitude) SSW of Timpson

May 17, 2012 - (4.8 magnitude) ENE of Timpson

May 10, 2012 - (3.9 magnitude) NW of Timpson

July 4, 2011 – (2.2 magnitude) NNW of Timpson

November 6, 1981 – (3.3 magnitude) near Jacksonville

June 9, 1981 – (3.0 magnitude) near Center

1964 – (4.4 magnitude) near Hemphill

1891 – (4.0 magnitude) near Rusk

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