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East Texas has not seen such frequent earthquakes since 1964. The question is, why the sudden increase in earthquakes again? A geophysicist with the United States Geological Survey said the recent earthquakesMore >>
East Texas has not seen such frequent earthquakes since 1964. The question is, why the sudden increase in earthquakes again?More >>
SHELBY COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -
Another earthquake has rocked East Texas in the Shelby County area.
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a 2.8 magnitude earthquake hit in Timpson around 6:31 a.m. Tuesday. Last Friday, a 4.1 magnitude quake struck in the same area.
This is the eighth earthquake in Shelby County since May of last year.
The Timpson Police Department tells us they have not had any reports of injuries or damage at this time.
RECENT EAST TEXAS EARTHQUAKE TIMELINE •May 10, 2012 - (3.9) NW of Timpson. •May 17, 2012 - (4.8) ENE of Timpson. •May 20, 2012 - (2.7) SSW of Timpson. •May 26, 2012 - (2.5) SE of Timpson. •June 16, 2012 - (2.1) SSW of Timpson. •December 7, 2012 - (2.8) SW of Timpson. •January 25, 2013 - (4.1) W of Timpson. •January 29, 2013 - (2.8) S of Timpson.