(NEW YORK) — A trio of small earthquake have shook the southern United States Saturday night into Sunday, with two tremors in Mississippi and one more in Texas.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the two Mississippi quakes took place less than 10 miles southwest of the city of Canton. The first, a magnitude 3.2 earthquake, hit at about 8:40 p.m. ET Saturday, and the second, a magnitude 3.0 followed about 40 minutes later.
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency initially stated that there had been no reports of injuries or damage.
At about 11:11 a.m. Sunday, another tremor hit just north of Irving, Texas. That quake was measured at a magnitude 3.2.
Last month, scientists at Southern Methodist University in Dallas released a report indicating that a string of earthquakes seen in Texas and Oklahoma were caused by fluid injection and removal of wastewater.
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