Texas Has Another Minor Earthquake, Nobody Hurt

By: AP
By: AP

TIMPSON, Texas (AP) - East Texas has had a minor earthquake.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.1 magnitude quake happened at 1:01 a.m. Friday and was centered about two miles west-northwest of Timpson.

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office had no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Timpson is a town of about 1,200 located 165 miles southeast of Dallas.

An earthquake earlier this week in the Dallas area had a 3.0 magnitude. Experts say Tuesday night's quake was centered about five miles north-northwest of Irving.


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