Latest earthquakes near New Mexico, The United States today

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List of latest earthquakes near New Mexico.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 18, 2024 12:12AM
(Denver)
M 2.4 119 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 17, 2024 09:08AM
(Denver)
M 2.7 120 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 17, 2024 08:34AM
(Denver)
M 2.5 121 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 17, 2024 08:28AM
(Denver)
M 2.4 120 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 17, 2024 08:28AM
(Denver)
M 2.0 116 mi SSE
from Roswell
Jun 17, 2024 06:49AM
(Denver)
M 3.1 121 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 17, 2024 06:33AM
(Denver)
M 2.0 121 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 17, 2024 04:32AM
(Denver)
M 2.0 121 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 17, 2024 04:18AM
(Denver)
M 2.3 121 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 17, 2024 04:18AM
(Denver)
M 2.3 158 mi ESE
from Las Cruces
Jun 17, 2024 01:57AM
(Denver)
M 2.0 120 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 16, 2024 06:10PM
(Denver)
M 2.0 119 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 16, 2024 01:36PM
(Denver)
M 2.7 121 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 16, 2024 12:47PM
(Denver)
M 3.7 119 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 16, 2024 12:46PM
(Denver)
M 2.5 119 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 16, 2024 02:42AM
(Denver)
M 2.2 149 mi SSE
from Roswell
Jun 15, 2024 04:35PM
(Denver)
M 2.0 140 mi ESE
from Las Cruces
Jun 15, 2024 11:30AM
(Denver)
M 2.5 119 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 15, 2024 09:15AM
(Denver)
M 2.6 122 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 15, 2024 09:13AM
(Denver)
M 2.4 124 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 15, 2024 07:23AM
(Denver)
M 2.1 170 mi SSE
from Roswell
Jun 15, 2024 05:27AM
(Denver)
M 2.2 141 mi ESE
from Las Cruces
Jun 14, 2024 09:37PM
(Denver)
M 2.2 118 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 14, 2024 09:18PM
(Denver)
M 2.3 116 mi S
from Roswell
Jun 14, 2024 07:06PM
(Denver)
M 2.3 122 mi S
from Roswell

Map of Latest Earthquakes near New Mexico

Recent New Mexico Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near New Mexico. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near New Mexico and elsewhere.

New Mexico Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
6 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.4
Jun 18, 2024 00:12

Average

A total of 66 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of New Mexico, The United States in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 6 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near New Mexico in 2022. A total of 22 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 186 mi of New Mexico that year. The strongest had a 5.4 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of New Mexico with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of New Mexico in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near New Mexico during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near New Mexico (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 61 92.42%
Mag. 5 5 7.58%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near New Mexico

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.4
On Nov 16, 2022 14:32.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 5.4
On Nov 16, 2022 14:32.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near New Mexico occurred on Nov 16, 2022 14:32 local time (America/Denver timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.4 and struck 170 miles (273 km) east-southeast of Las Cruces, at a depth of 4 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near New Mexico in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near New Mexico, The United States in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from New Mexico.

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List of strongest earthquakes near New Mexico.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 16, 2022 02:32PM
(Denver)
M 5.4 170 mi ESE
from Las Cruces
Jun 28, 2014 10:59PM
(Denver)
M 5.3 140 mi W
from Las Cruces
Nov 8, 2023 03:27AM
(Denver)
M 5.2 171 mi ESE
from Las Cruces
Dec 16, 2022 04:35PM
(Denver)
M 5.2 162 mi ESE
from Roswell
Mar 26, 2020 09:16AM
(Denver)
M 5.0 165 mi ESE
from Las Cruces
Jul 21, 2022 07:35AM
(Denver)
M 4.9 145 mi ESE
from Las Cruces
Nov 24, 2022 12:19PM
(Denver)
M 4.7 170 mi ESE
from Las Cruces
Feb 16, 2023 03:29AM
(Denver)
M 4.7 186 mi SE
from Clovis
Mar 24, 2022 09:01PM
(Denver)
M 4.6 145 mi ESE
from Las Cruces
Jun 1, 2022 09:46AM
(Denver)
M 4.6 137 mi ESE
from Las Cruces

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near New Mexico

Earthquakes by city in New Mexico

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in New Mexico, The United States.

Use this regional New Mexico earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Enchanted Hills, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, South Valley, Hobbs, Alamogordo, Carlsbad, Gallup, Sunland Park and Los Lunas.

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near New Mexico.

When was the last earthquake in New Mexico, The United States?

A 2.4 magnitude earthquake hit near New Mexico on the night of June 18, 2024 at 00:12 local time (America/Denver). The center of this earthquake was located 191km south of Roswell at a depth of 6km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near New Mexico, The United States in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near New Mexico, The United States?

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit near New Mexico on the afternoon of November 16, 2022 at 14:32 local time (America/Denver). The center of this earthquake was located 273km east-southeast of Las Cruces at a depth of 7km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near New Mexico since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near New Mexico, The United States?

In the past 10 years, 66 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from New Mexico. This averages to 7 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 55 days.