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Third earthquake in a week hits East Texas area Friday morning

Third earthquake in a week hits East Texas area Friday morning
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POSTED: Friday, September 6, 2013 - 8:02am

UPDATED: Friday, September 6, 2013 - 8:05am

Another earthquake hit the Timpson area in East Texas early Friday morning.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake was a magnitude 2.4 on the Richter scale, and hit about two kilometers west of Timpson.

This marks the third earthquake to hit that region in less than a week.

On Monday, the area experienced a 4.1 magnitude quake around 5:00 p.m., followed by a 4.3 magnitude earthquake later in the day.

According to the USGS, the quake could be felt in Timpson and Garrison.

Timpson is about 150 miles southeast of Dallas.
 


Photo from: USGS

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