SCURRY and FISHER COUNTY, Texas — Five earthquakes were reported this week across western Scurry and eastern Fisher County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Four earthquakes were reported on Tuesday and Wednesday alone, while another occurred earlier this week on Monday.

The first earthquake occurred Monday at 8:22 AM CDT in Scurry County. USGS said it measured as a 2.6 magnitude on the Richter Scale. The epicenter was 11.9 miles east of Snyder and 5.6 miles north-northeast of Hermleigh.

The second earthquake occurred Tuesday at 7:29 AM CDT in Fisher County. USGS said it measured as a 3.0 magnitude on the Richter Sale. The epicenter was located 15.5 miles east-northeast of Snyder and 11.0 miles north-northeast of Hermleigh.

The third earthquake occurred Tuesday at 7:43 PM CDT in Scurry County. It measured as a 3.8 magnitude on the Richter Scale. The epicenter was located 15.2 miles east-northeast of Snyder and 10.8 miles north-northeast of Hermleigh.

The fourth earthquake occurred Wednesday at 6:19 AM CDT in Fisher County. USGS said it measured as a 3.1 magnitude on the Richter Scale. The epicenter was 16.1 miles east-northeast of Snyder and 11.5 miles northeast of Hermleigh.

The fifth earthquake occurred on Wednesday at 3:08 PM CDT in Fisher County. USGS said it measured as a 2.8 magnitude on the Richter Scale. The epicenter was 15.6 miles east-northeast of Snyder and 11 miles northeast of Hermleigh.

No damage was reported from any of the earthquakes.

Small earthquakes in this region are not uncommon. Most are attributed to hydraulic fracking of oil and gas in the region.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was updated to include information on additional earthquakes that occurred in the region this week.