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NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey have confirmed an earthquake north-northwest of Venus.

The quake is one of the strongest to ever hit in North Texas, with a magnitude of 4.0

On the CBSDFW Facebook page, Tena Thompson wrote, “Felt earthquake in alvarado tx lasted about 10-15 seconds…..shaking the refrigerator and all windows….and our dining table where we were eating at the time. Pretty scary!”

Christi Washa also commented,  “We just had a very hard earthquake. Knocked stuff off my shelves. I am shaking like a leaf and I lived 8 years in Alaska where we had small earthquakes all the time. I am about 3 mi. South of Lillian TX”

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