Earthquake shakes Timpson overnight

TIMPSON, TX (KTRE) - An East Texas town was rocked by an earthquake overnight.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a magnitude 2.5 quake shook the west side of Timpson around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The epicenter of the earthquake was about a half a mile southwest of Timpson.

This is the same general area that experienced a 3.2 magnitude earthquake just last week, and a round of quakes back in 2013.

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