HOUSTON – Four earthquakes rattled parts of Texas over a nearly 12-hour period that started Monday afternoon.
According to the United States Geologic Survey, the first, and largest, of the temblors was a 4.0 magnitude quake reported at 4:47 p.m. Monday near Snyder, Texas. That’s about 80 miles northwest of Abilene.
That tremor was followed by a 3.8 magnitude quake in nearly the same area at 2:14 a.m. Tuesday.
A 3.2 magnitude quake was reported about an hour later near Alvarado, Texas, which is about 30 miles south of Fort Worth.
At 6:20 a.m., another quake was reported near Snyder, Texas. It was much smaller, measuring 2.5 magnitude.