South Texas Earthquake

South Texas was hit by a 4.6-magnitude earthquake that was centered 50 miles south-southeast of the city of San Antonio, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Scientists revealed such strong earthquakes rarely hit the area with a 4.3-magnitude earthquake in 1993 being the strongest one before today’s quake.

South Texas Earthquake

People in Wilson County, Atascosa County and Bexar County have felt the earthquake while employees working in a federal building in downtown San Antonio were evacuated shortly after the quake. Later, they were allowed to return to their offices.

The surprising earthquake shook South Texas around 7:20 in the morning but few people in San Antonio have felt the quake, according to reports by local media.


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