2 earthquakes detected near East Texas on Thursday

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HARRISON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – Another earthquake was reported near East Texas on Thursday evening.

This earthquake hit just near Longwood, Louisiana, which is about 6 miles southwest of Blanchard. It hit around 7:43 p.m. and was a magnitude 3.1 earthquake. The depth was about 9 miles.

Early Thursday morning, a 2.5 magnitude earthquake was detected near Karnack, a small town roughly 15 miles northeast of Marshall.

The earthquake happened around 12:13 a.m., according to the United States Geological Survey. The USGS indicates that the epicenter hit about 5.5 miles south-southeast of Uncertain, Texas, at a depth of just nearly 10 miles.

As of this writing, no injuries have been reported and there does not appear to be any damage to surrounding buildings.

This is a developing story. KETK News will update this story as more information becomes available.

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