Earthquake history of Texas

Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)



Seventeen earthquakes, intensity V or greater, have centered in Texas since 1882, when the first shock was reported. The strongest earthquake, a maximum intensity VIII, was in western Texas in 1931 and was felt over 1 165 000 km 2. Three shocks in the Panhandle region in 1925, 1936, and 1943 were widely felt. 

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Earthquake history of Texas
Series title Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
Volume 9
Issue 3
Year Published 1977
Language English
Publisher U.S Geological Survey
Description 3 p.
First page 30
Last page 32
Country United States
State Texas
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