Magnitude 2.6 earthquake recorded north of Snyder

SCURRY COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A 2.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded north of Snyder Tuesday afternoon.

The United States Geological Survey reports the earthquake occurred around 15 miles north of town around 2:20 p.m.

This is the only earthquake reported in the region in the last three weeks, but Scurry County has historically experienced a lot of seismic activity. 

In February of 2016, KTAB and KRBC reported there were 8 earthquakes in the Snyder area in a 48-hour time span. 

BigCountryHomepage will continue to monitor earthquake reports in the area and will provide updates as more information is released. 


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