STANTON, Texas — At approximately 12:21 p.m. Thursday, the first of five earthquakes struck north of Stanton, Texas, which is in between Midland and Big Spring, according to the US Geological Survey.
The next four quakes struck at 1:12, 2:44, 2:56 and 7:23 p.m. respectively. The weakest was 2.5 magnitude and the strongest was 4.0. All of them were located approximately in the same location.
As of early Thursday evening, total of 23 reports came to the USGS from citizens who reported feeling the various earthquakes. So far there have been no reports of damage.
NOTE: By late morning on Friday, it was up to seven earthquakes all pretty much in the same place.