While you may think quakes are a western US problem, some of the largest temblors in US history have happened in the East.
HERMLEIGH, Texas – Parts of West Texas were shaken awake by a magnitude 3.6 earthquake Saturday morning.
The quake, which occurred at 8:16 a.m. CST about 9 miles north-northeast of Hermleigh or some 100 miles southeast of Lubbock, struck at a depth of 1.5 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
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There were no immediate reports of any damage or injuries.
Parts of West Texas were shaken awake by a magnitude 3.6 earthquake Saturday morning, Nov. 18, 2023.