Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Saturday will be the milder of the two days. Sun and clouds will be the rule with early weekend highs in the mid 80s. Back to the low to mid 90s on Sunday!
DALLAS (September 30, 2012)—A minor earthquake with a preliminary 3.4 magnitude rattled the Irving area late Saturday night.
The U.S. Geological Survey’s earthquake center in Golden, Colo., said the quake, which lasted for several seconds, began at 11:05 p.m. Saturday and was centered about 2 miles north of Irving.
Geophysicist Randy Baldwin at the Colorado center told The Associated Press the quake was just strong enough to have been felt for about 15 or 20 miles around the epicenter.
He said the quake's online reporting system received no reports of any damage or injuries, but there were some 1,200 responses from people who felt the quake.
Baldwin says smaller aftershocks are a possibility in that area in coming hours or days.
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