1995 Marathon earthquake

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Striking on April 14, 1995, the 1995 Marathon earthquake was recorded at magnitude 5.7. It rattled buildings near the epicenter.


The earthquake struck western Texas with magnitude 5.7 force. The epicenter was probably in Alpine.[1]

Damage and casualties[edit]

Not a particularly damaging earthquake, the event caused two direct injuries. Both were slight.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Significant Earthquakes of the World: 1995". United States Geological Survey. July 16, 2008. Retrieved October 30, 2009. 

Coordinates: 30°21′29″N 103°39′36″W / 30.35806°N 103.66000°W / 30.35806; -103.66000