According to the Geological Survey, a 3.8 magnitude earthquake hit Scurry County over the weekend.

The 'quake occurred on the evening of Saturday, January 9 around 8:00 p.m. with an epicenter 12 miles north to northeast of Snyder. Early indications are that the tremor could have been the result of oilfield drilling.

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There have been no reports of any damage stemming from the earthquake that was felt mainly in Scurry and Fisher Counties.

Not uncommon in those parts, a quake registering 4.3 back on September 11, 2011 was the largest reported earthquake to ever hit Scurry County.