MENTONE, Texas (KTEN) -- The U.S. Geological Survey confirms a 5.4 magnitude earthquake shook West Texas just after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

The earthquake had a depth of 5 to 6 miles.

Shake map shows who felt the 5.4 magnitude earthquake.

People reported feeling the earthquake as far away as southeastern New Mexico and Midland, Texas. 

As of 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, five aftershocks have been recorded by the USGS. 

According to the USGS, in the Richter scale era there have been only two stronger earthquakes than this recorded in Texas: a 5.8 earthquake in Valentine on August 16, 1931, and a 5.7 in Marathon on April 14, 1995.