A 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck western Texas on Wednesday morning. The US Geological Survey (USGS) announced..
The US Geological Survey stated the quake occurred close to the Texas-New Mexico border, about 22 miles (36 kilometers) southwest of Mentone, Texas. The consequences of the quake may very well be felt in Santa Teresa, New Mexico, which is positioned 215 miles west of Mentone, in response to the Nationwide Climate Service.
The earthquake was at a depth of seven.4 kilometers and no fast accidents or deaths had been reported. According to the El Paso Times.
Fox Climate mentioned The quake was the fourth strongest in Texas since document holding started in 1900. There have solely been 4 earthquakes with a magnitude better than 5.0 since 2000 in Texas, the outlet reported. The state witnessed two earthquakes with a magnitude better than 5.0 on the finish of final 12 months.