A MASSIVE 5.3 magnitude earthquake has rattled west Texas, making it the strongest quake to strike the state in nearly three decades.
The severe quake struck around 3:32 p.m. local time on Wednesday near the Texas-New Mexico border.
The epicenter hit Toyah — about three hours from El Paso — but was felt in southern New Mexico.
Corresponding news west 9 Chief Meteorologist Anthony Franze said the 5.3-magnitude quake was the third-strongest to ever hit Texas and the strongest since 1995.
Residents as far away as Austin felt the ground shake when one tweeted, “Anyone else in Austin, Texas feeling this #earthquake?”
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https://www.the-sun.com/news/6692937/earthquake-rocks-texas-midland-el-paso/ Texas was hit by a 5.3 magnitude earthquake along the New Mexico border “in the region’s strongest tremor in years.”