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West Texas Has 3rd Earthquake Since Late November

3.2 quake struck W. Texas Saturday

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    West Texas Has 3rd Earthquake Since Late November
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    West Texas has recorded its third earthquake in less than a month.

    The U.S. Geological Survey website says a 3.2 magnitude earthquake happened at 8:46 a.m. Saturday, centered 5 miles north-northeast of Snyder, in Scurry County. The area is 78 miles southeast of Lubbock.

    Authorities had had no immediate reports of injury or damage.

    A 3.4 magnitude quake happened Dec. 9 and was centered 15 miles north of Snyder. USGS says on Nov. 24, a 3.0 magnitude quake was centered 17 miles north-northeast of Snyder.

    The federal agency says a 2.7 magnitude earthquake on Dec. 7 was centered about 29 miles southwest of Dallas.

    A rare South Texas earthquake happened Oct. 27, with a 4.8 magnitude and epicenter about 37 miles northwest of Beeville.