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Morning earthquake rattles West Texas

Posted: 11:03 AM, Feb 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-07 12:03:01-05

Residents in West Texas got a wakeup call in the form of a small earthquake this morning.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 2.9 magnitude quake struck in an area about halfway between El Paso and Odessa, approximately 60 miles north of Van Horn at 7:08 a.m. Central Standard Time, at a depth of 3.1 miles.

The 2.9 magnitude quake struck in West Texas Feb. 7

 

For more information on this and other seismic activity, go to the USGS website here.