Minor earthquake strikes near Waxahachie

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Associated Press

Posted on September 23, 2011 at 8:51 AM

Updated Friday, Sep 23 at 10:09 AM

WAXAHACHIE (AP) — Experts say a minor earthquake has been recorded in North Texas.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.5 magnitude quake happened at 11:21 p.m. Thursday and was centered about five miles northeast of Waxahachie. The site is 40 miles south of Dallas.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

A September 11 earthquake in West Texas had a 4.4 magnitude and was centered about 11 miles north-northeast of Snyder.

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