TIMPSON (September 3, 2013)—Two earthquakes almost exactly two hours apart shook homes and buildings and rattled residents Monday in the small East Texas town of Timpson.
The first, a magnitude 4.1 earthquake, was recorded at 4:52 p.m. Monday centered nearly two miles west-northwest of Timpson, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The second, a magnitude 4.3 earthquake, struck at 6:51 p.m. Monday about 2.5 miles west northwest of the town, the USGS said.
Timpson police received reports that dishes and pictures fell from shelves and walls during the first earthquake.
No damages in the town of 1,200 were reported after the second quake.