5.3 magnitude earthquake felt in San Antonio; SAC students evacuate building – KENS5.com

This comes after The United States Geological Survey reported that a magnitude 5.3 earthquake shook much of West Texas

SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio College has canceled classes after students felt the Moody Learning Center building shaking.

This comes after The United States Geological Survey reported that a magnitude 5.3 earthquake shook much of West Texas around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

It was followed by two aftershocks, one a magnitude 2.8 and the other a magnitude 2.6. This is the third strongest earthquake ever to strike Texas, and the strongest since 1995.

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In San Antonio, which is nearly 400 miles away, students at SAC said they could feel the building “swaying.” The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office also said that the Vista Verde Plaza building on 233 North Pecos was moving. Everyone was evacuated and no injuries have been reported.

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