Mystery tremors in north Texas leaves experts puzzled

December 6, 2012CORSICANA, TEXAS  — Reports of earthquake-like tremors starting Tuesday afternoon and continuing until early Wednesday can’t be confirmed as true earthquakes, but experts can’t say what it is, either. “We started getting calls at 3:09 p.m. (Tuesday),” said Eric Meyers, Navarro County Emergency Coordinator. “The first calls were north of Corsicana in the Hickory Hollow area with two separate residents out there reporting unusual tremors being felt along with a rumbling type of noise.” After checking with the U.S. Geological Survey website, Meyers also checked with the National Weather Service and state emergency management offices. “About two hours later, approximately five o’clock, there were additional reports in the same area of heavier tremors, the same vicinity, the same residents,” Meyers said. Another report came from the western part of the county, near Navarro Mills. After the second round of reports, Meyers posted it on Facebook and suddenly there were more reports, but coming from all over, including Streetman, Purdon, Pursley and Dawson. Some of the reports came from as far away as Freestone and Limestone counties. The line runs about 50 to 60 miles long, and the tremors didn’t act like any other thing except perhaps earthquake booms, which are shallow sometimes undetectable tremors similar to what’s been happening locally. The range and the description of houses “popping” and shaking didn’t seem to fit anything, including the disturbances reported around fracking drill-sites. “This is an unexplained event likely of a natural origin,” Meyers said. “We can’t come up with a point of origin or a cause or explanation of why this is happening.” Still, the National Earthquake Information Center, part of the U.S. Geological Survey, located in Golden, Colo., didn’t see anything on its monitors, according to Don Blakeman, an earthquake analyst at the center. “We had a call earlier, apparently folks have been feeling something out there for about a day, but we couldn’t find anything, we didn’t see anything on our records,” Blakeman said. “That doesn’t mean something hasn’t happened, but we don’t know what it is.” If the tremors had been as large as the small quakes that took place around Dallas they would have been detected on their equipment, Blakeman said. “Little earthquakes don’t automatically trigger the computer’s earthquake location,” he said. “If we have an exact time, though, we can scan the records for it.” Many tremors aren’t necessarily earthquakes but can have man-made causes, both men said. “We were trying to determine what was going on, any type of military exercises at a higher level than locally, we worked on this throughout the night and we eliminated everything we could think of and continued to do some through today,” Meyers said. “We went through the process of elimination on what it could be and ruled out all these different things,” he said. “Whatever it was hasn’t occurred since 4 a.m. Wednesday. It’s unusual, to say the least.” –Corsicana Daily Sun
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12 Responses to Mystery tremors in north Texas leaves experts puzzled

  1. Magenta says:

    Loud booms heard in verde valley {cottonwood,sedona,camp verde) az. Sorry caps working intermittently. No EQ had been recorded, source of boom noises not known at this time. Texas is vibrating? There have been unexplained explosions all over the world. Tectonic plates are shifting releasing methane gas?


  2. I would say, either watch for sink holes or count these as skyquakes.


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  5. Qc, Canada says:

    This is something we have yet to experience where I live.


  6. Ilinka GB says:

    Could it be any connection with the Japan earthquakes on the5 th-6th and 7 th of december???


  7. Colleen says:

    There was a strange flash of blue light on my basement wall. I have yet to understand what it was. This happened about a week ago. Also, three times last week, I could feel my bed shaking. What is up with these happenings?


    • Barb Piszker says:

      Colleen. I just now read your blog! Just found this website. The Archangel Michael is often seen as a blue flame. He is either appearing to help humanity or something else, I hope it’s the help and waking up part! He is mentioned in the Book of Daniel


  8. Colleen says:

    PS. I live in Kentucky. And the blue flashes on my basement wall has happened at least three times. Still wondering what it might be.


  9. Colleen says:

    I must comment one more time. I wonder if the New Madrid fault is about to unleash her fury? We live in unprecedented times. The world is becoming very strange. The Bible warns that these things must take place. We need to be prepared for Christ coming!


  10. WesM says:

    … sinkhole and Ogalalla Aquifer? could there be sinkholes coming their way ?


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