3.7-magnitude earthquake confirmed northeast of Nacogdoches
Thu, 10 May 2012 19:35:37 GMT —
East Texas residents got a surprise on Thursday morning after a 3.7-magnitude earthquake hit northeast of Nacogdoches.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey website, the quake happened just outside the town of Timpson, Texas around 10:15 a.m. Thursday.
The quake was felt in surrounding towns and cities including Nacogdoches and Lufkin.
No major damages or injuries were reported.
The quake is the latest is a series of small earthquakes to be reported in the Lone Star State.
Authorities confirmed a 4.8-magnitud earthquake outside Beeville back in October 2011.
Just two months earlier, a 4.4-magnitude earthquake hit southeast of Lubbock.
A 4.0-magnitude earthquake was confirmed outside the South Texas town of Alice back in April 2010.