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Earthquake history of Texas

January 1, 1977

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. 

Citation Information

Publication Year 1977
Title Earthquake history of Texas
Authors C. A. von Hake
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
Index ID 70162471
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse