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Latest and past earthquakes in or near Texas, USA

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Updated: Dec 6, 2022 15:07 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 3 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 5 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, Texas had 2 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 3 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 5 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Latest quake: Mag. 1.6 | 8 Km W of Minco, Oklahoma -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.0 | 14 km S of Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Texas, USA (updated )

Past 24 hours9 quakes3 quakes M2+2 quakes M3+
Past 7 days58 quakes36 quakes M2+9 quakes M3+
Past 30 days412 quakes232 quakes M2+40 quakes M3+11 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 90 days1,030 quakes575 quakes M2+73 quakes M3+11 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 365 days3,055 quakes1,651 quakes M2+273 quakes M3+39 quakes M4+1 quake M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (11 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Tuesday, December 6, 2022 GMT (7 quakes)
Dec 6, 2022 15:02 GMT
1.6

14 km
8 Km W of Minco, Oklahoma More
Dec 6, 2022 3:34 am (GMT -6) (Dec 6, 2022 09:34 GMT)
1.4

6.7 km
Oklahoma More
Dec 6, 2022 2:40 am (GMT -6) (Dec 6, 2022 08:40 GMT)
1.7

9.3 km
4.7 mi north of Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA More
Dec 5, 2022 8:39 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 6, 2022 02:39 GMT)
2.5

6.3 km
15 mi north of Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA 1 reportMore
Dec 5, 2022 7:51 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 6, 2022 01:51 GMT)
1.2

7.7 km
9 Km NW of Pocasset, Oklahoma More
Dec 5, 2022 6:44 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 6, 2022 00:44 GMT)
2.5

10 km
Texas, 48 mi south of Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA More
Dec 5, 2022 6:36 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 6, 2022 00:36 GMT)
1.5

6.9 km
15 mi northwest of Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA More
Monday, December 5, 2022 GMT (4 quakes)
Dec 5, 2022 4:48 pm (GMT -7) (Dec 5, 2022 23:48 GMT)
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n/a
87 km southwest of La Laguna, Camargo, Chihuahua, Mexico (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 2 reports
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Dec 5, 2022 3:01 pm (GMT -7) (Dec 5, 2022 22:01 GMT)
3.0

5 km
14 km south of Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico
I FELT IT
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Dec 5, 2022 1:28 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 5, 2022 19:28 GMT)
3.0

6.5 km
Texas, 48 mi south of Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
I FELT IT
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Dec 5, 2022 12:21 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 5, 2022 18:21 GMT)
2.5

5 km
Texas, 49 mi south of Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5.1 x 109 joules (1.42 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.22 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Junction, Texas, USA (JCT/US network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Junction, Texas, USA: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
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Texas Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Texas?

The last earthquake in Texas occurred 6 minutes ago: Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 8 Km W of Minco, Oklahoma, on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 15:02 GMT.

How many quakes were there in Texas today?

In the past 24 hours, Texas, USA had 11 quakes up to magnitude 3.0.

What was the strongest quake in Texas today?

The strongest earthquake in Texas today occurred 17 hours ago: Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 14 km south of Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico, on Monday, Dec 5, 2022 at 3:01 pm (GMT -7).

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