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Two earthquakes hits Dallas area Saturday night

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Two earthquakes struck the Dallas/Fort-Worth area late Saturday night.

According to the USGS (United States Geological Survey) the first quake happened around 11:05pm 2 miles north of Irving, this is just northwest of Dallas. The epicenter was located about 2 miles beneath the earths surface. The quake came in a 3.4 on the Richter scale, which is categorized as a minor quake.

The second quake hit four minutes later at 11:09pm 4 miles south-southeast or Irving. It was rated 3.1 on the Richter scale. The epicenter was located about 3 miles beneath the earth's surface.

At this point no damage has been reported and some residents are claiming to have felt nothing, while others say they felt it.

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