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5.3 magnitude earthquake shakes up southern NM

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A 5.2-5.3 earthquake in the area of Mentone, Texas, resulted in about 20 seconds of moderate shaking in Artesia just before 3:30 a.m.

According to our Facebook post, the magnitude 5.3 quake was felt in Roswell, Carlsbad, Hobbs, Artesia, and even Las Cruces.

There has been no reports of damage at this time.

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