4.0-magnitude earthquake confirmed east of Monterrey

Authorities have confirmed that a 4.0-magnitude earthquake happened in a small town just south of the Rio Grande Valley.

It all happened around 6:41 p.m. CST Tuesday.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) confirmed the quake's epicenter was in a rural area 15 miles northeast of General Bravo, Nuevo Leon.

USGS officials confirmed that the earthquake could be felt 75 miles away in Monterrey and its surrounding suburbs.

Mexico's Televisa network reported that residents felt the quake but that there were no damages.

General Bravo is about a two-hour drive southwest of McAllen.