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USGS reports 3.4, 3.6 magnitude earthquakes outside of Odessa

Multiple viewers have reached out to NewsWest 9 saying they felt the initial 3.4 quake, as well as the 3.6 aftershock.

GARDENDALE, Texas — The United States Geological Survey is reporting 3.4 and 3.6 magnitude earthquakes struck West Texas Tuesday afternoon.

According to USGS, the epicenter of the first quake struck 9 kilometers or roughly 5.5 miles north/northeast outside of Odessa, close to Gardendale just before 5 p.m.

A second quake came less than 10 minutes later, slightly more intense than the first one registering at 3.6.

Multiple viewers have reached out to NewsWest 9 saying they felt the quake, as well the aftershock.

NewsWest 9 will update this story if more information becomes available.