Texas fertilizer plant explosion registers as earthquake, many buildings leveled

24/04/2013 01:00

The explosion occurred Wednesday at a fertilizer plant in the town of West, north of Waco, Texas. A fireball of nearly 30 meters high has been reported along with a massive power outage. The US Geological Survey registered the explosion as a 2.1 magnitude quake, adding that "the magnitude measures only the ground motion, not the air wave, so is substantially less than the true size of the event." - READ MORE: http://on.rt.com/6anhet

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