Earthquake 3.5 magnitude hits just south of San Antonio

By Chris Quinn, mySA.com |

The USGS reports the epicenter of an earthquake that hit Texas Saturday morning, Jan. 6, 2018, was approximately 16 miles southwest of Poth, near Fashing in Atascosa County.

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit south of San Antonio Saturday morning according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake was centered approximately 16 miles southwest of Poth, near Fashing in Atascosa County. The earthquake was 3 miles deep.

Wilson and Atascosa county sheriff’s office reported they did not receive or respond to any calls in regards to an earthquake Saturday morning.

There have been no reports of damage or injuries elsewhere.

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