Eagle Ford Shale M2.8 frackquake

by TXsharon on March 5, 2014

in Eagle Ford Shale, earthquakes

earthquakeThere was an earthquake in the Eagle Ford Shale (EFS) today. It registered M2.8.

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In my earthquake presentation in Azle, I referenced a study of the EFS earthquakes. At the time of the study, there had been 62 “probable” earthquakes. Scientists said the geology there is more complex than in the Barnett. The frackquakes there are caused by extraction and by injection.


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Sharon Wilson is considered a leading citizen expert on the impacts of shale oil and gas extraction. She is the go-to person whether it’s top EPA officials from D.C., national and international news networks, or residents facing the shock of eminent domain and the devastating environmental effects of natural gas development in their backyards.

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Barbara Garcia Boehland March 6, 2014 at 1:36 pm

Floresville tx had some action yesterday.
Can anyone tell me if there is record of that.
Fracking is ruining our earth. What r u thinking?!


TXsharon March 6, 2014 at 9:07 pm

I was i Floresville, TX today I didn’t see anything unusual.


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