Earthquake rattles parts of West Texas
EL PASO, Texas – An earthquake on Thursday rattled parts of west Texas.
According to the United States Geological Survey, a magnitude 4.7 quake struck near Mentone, which is about 77 miles west of Odessa and about 200 miles east of El Paso.
The temblor hit about 10:15 a.m. Houston time. It was at a depth of 3.1 miles.
According to KTSM-TV in El Paso, some people in the border town felt the shaking.
There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
This quake was preceded by a smaller 3.8-magnitude tremor that was reported about 3:50 a.m. Houston time in the same area.
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