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DALLAS (AP) - Texas has had another minor earthquake.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.7 magnitude earthquake happened at 4:54 p.m. Wednesday and was centered 16 miles east-northeast of Cleburne. The area is 29 miles southwest of Dallas.

No damage or injuries were immediately reported.

USGS says the last earthquake in Texas happened Nov. 24. The 3.0 magnitude quake was centered 17 miles north-northeast of Snyder, in West Texas.

A rare South Texas earthquake with a 4.8 magnitude happened Oct. 20, centered 37 miles northwest of Beeville. Nobody was hurt and no major damage was reported.

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