The epicenter was reported as 1 mile west of Timpson, 24 miles northeast of Nacogdoches, 27 miles southeast of Henderson and 42 miles northeast of Lufkin.
There have been no immediate reports of problems or damage caused by the quake.
Julie Dutton, a geophysicist for U.S. Geological Survey, told CBS 19 that the earthquake was felt in nearby Garrison and as far away as Gladewater.
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Updated Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 12:15 p.m. CDT