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MENTONE, TX. (THECOUNT) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake has struck near Mentone, Texas around 8:18 a.m. Pacific time Thursday morning. The 4.7 shaker was preceded by a smaller 3.8 earlier in the day, according to USGS.
There have been no reports of damage or injuries at this time.
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The quake occurred about 50 miles from Carlsbad, New Mexico.
Mentone, Texas, United States
44 km (27.3 mi) E Population: 19
Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
81.5 km (50.7 mi) N Population: 28957
Artesia, New Mexico, United States
130.9 km (81.3 mi) NNW Population: 12036
Hobbs, New Mexico, United States
141.5 km (88 mi) NE Population: 38416
Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico
392.6 km (243.9 mi) SSW Population: 809232
Geo quick facts: Mentone is a small town in Loving County, Texas, United States. As the county’s only community, it serves as the county seat and has a 2010 population of 19, almost a quarter of the county’s 82 people – Wikipedia.