2.7 Earthquake Rattles North Texas

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    NEWSLETTERS

    A 2.7 magnitude earthquake shook some homes in North Texas just before noon on Sunday.

    The U.S. Geological Survey reports the earthquake's epicenter was 13 miles southwest of Waxahachie, 6 miles south of Maypearl near the Ellis-Johnson County line.

    The USGS recorded the time of the earthquake was 11:51 a.m.

    In an email to NBC DFW a viewer in Venus reported feeling their home move as if someone had hit their house.

    Seismologists say the quake depth was 3.1 miles.

    More: USGS Earthquake Report