1995 Marathon earthquake

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

Geography[edit]

The earthquake struck western Texas with magnitude 5.7 force. It was the 3rd largest earthquake in the United States in 1995.[1] The epicenter was probably in Alpine.[2]

Damage and casualties[edit]

Not a particularly damaging earthquake, the event caused two direct injuries. Both were slight.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Earthquake Information for 1995". earthquake.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2015-11-18. 
  2. ^ 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