Multiple earthquakes recorded in 13 hours near Snyder


SNYDER, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A third earthquake in the same 13-hour time period has been recorded near Snyder.

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 4.0 magnitude earthquake 12.3 miles north/northeast of Snyder around 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, as well as a 2.5 magnitude quake 13.2 miles north of Snyder around 6:20 a.m. Tuesday.

Around 4:40 p.m. Monday, a 4.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded in the same area, 12.7 miles north of Snyder.

Residents report feeling the shock as it impacted rural Scurry County.

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake was reported 15.5 miles north of Snyder on July 26.

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