Parts of North Texas feel earthquake


OVILLA, Texas (AP) — Parts of North Texas have been shaken by a minor earthquake.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the 2.4 magnitude earthquake happened at 8:37 a.m. CDT Wednesday. The quake was centered just west of Ovilla (oh-VIL’-uh), about 20 miles south of Dallas.

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Department had no immediate reports of anyone hurt or damage from the earthquake.

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Ovilla is a town of about 3,500.