Minor Quake Shakes Metroplex

Sunday, Aug 7, 2011  |  Updated 4:15 PM CDT
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Minor Quake Shakes Metroplex

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A minor earthquake shook the middle of the Metroplex late Saturday night.

The 2.6-magnitude earthquake occurred at 11:45 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter was placed six miles southwest of Dallas, near the border of Irving and Grand Prairie.

Residents in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford area all the way to northeast Dallas reported feeling quake.

It was the fourth quake in North Texas in two months.

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

]On July 18, a magnitude 3.0 quake was recorded just west of Waxahachie.

None of the earthquakes caused any major damage.

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