Minor Earthquake Shakes North Texas

Friday, Sep 23, 2011  |  Updated 10:15 AM CDT
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Minor Earthquake Shakes North Texas

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Waxahachie experienced a 2.5-magnitude earthquake late Thursday night.

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A minor earthquake shook parts of North Texas late Thursday night.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the 2.5-magnitude quake hit at 11:21 p.m. three miles northwest of Waxahachie.

Some people in Fort Worth reported feeling the earthquake.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

It is the fifth earthquake in North Texas in less than four months.

Cleburne reported a magnitude 2.7 quake on June 12, followed by a magnitude 2.4 quake on June 25.

On July 18, a 3.0-magnitude quake was recorded just west of Waxahachie. And a 2.6-magnitude earthquake occurred Aug. 6 in Irving.

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