Texas shaken to its core as powerfull earthquake hits it. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake, which was initially reported as having a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 but was later upgraded to 4.7, was recorded at approximately 4:30 in the morning along the borders of Scurry and Fisher counties about 10 miles to the northeast of Hermleigh and 15 miles east of Snyder.
According to reports from local media, individuals living close to the epicenter of the earthquake felt their homes shake and had objects fall off their walls. One person said on Twitter, “Ok I think it’s safe to say I have now experienced my 2nd earthquake in my life and I never would have thought I’d feel one in Dallas.”
The user was referring to the fact that they had just felt their second earthquake in their lifetime. Ok, I think it’s safe to say I have now experienced the 2nd earthquake in my life and I never would have thought I’d feel one in Dallas she opted for a tweet you can see the tweet below.
Many all across South Texas reported feeling their homes shake and hearing huge booms from what the authorities suspect may have been a meteor crashing into the ground. These reports came just a few hours earlier.
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Houston Air Traffic Control got reports from two aircraft pilots who claimed to see a meteor in the sky west of the McAllen-Mission area, according to Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra. Guerra said Houston Air Traffic Control received the claims.
West Texas was struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 in the month of November, and the aftershocks were felt as far away as San Antonio. It was the third most powerful earthquake that has ever been recorded in the state.
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