Latest earthquakes near Texas, The United States today

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List of latest earthquakes near Texas.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 01:39AM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 175 mi N
from Plano
May 25, 2024 06:01PM
(Denver)
M 2.2 135 mi E
from El Paso
May 25, 2024 12:44PM
(Denver)
M 2.0 116 mi E
from El Paso
May 25, 2024 10:29AM
(Denver)
M 2.1 122 mi E
from El Paso
May 25, 2024 07:29AM
(Chicago)
M 2.2 56 mi SSE
from San Antonio
May 24, 2024 03:07PM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 144 mi NNE
from Wichita Falls
May 24, 2024 11:06AM
(Denver)
M 2.1 134 mi E
from El Paso
May 24, 2024 04:55AM
(Denver)
M 2.1 114 mi E
from El Paso
May 23, 2024 08:35PM
(Denver)
M 2.3 117 mi E
from El Paso
May 23, 2024 03:31PM
(Chicago)
M 2.8 66 mi ENE
from Midland
May 23, 2024 11:26AM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 60 mi S
from San Antonio
May 23, 2024 01:48AM
(Denver)
M 2.3 134 mi E
from El Paso
May 23, 2024 01:00AM
(Denver)
M 2.1 116 mi E
from El Paso
May 22, 2024 09:11AM
(Denver)
M 2.0 149 mi E
from El Paso
May 22, 2024 03:39AM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 168 mi NNW
from Dallas
May 21, 2024 08:15PM
(Denver)
M 2.1 150 mi E
from El Paso
May 21, 2024 07:06PM
(Denver)
M 2.2 147 mi E
from El Paso
May 21, 2024 01:55PM
(Denver)
M 2.7 134 mi E
from El Paso
May 21, 2024 01:28PM
(Denver)
M 2.5 117 mi E
from El Paso
May 21, 2024 01:11PM
(Denver)
M 3.0 135 mi E
from El Paso
May 21, 2024 12:23PM
(Denver)
M 2.0 122 mi E
from El Paso
May 21, 2024 12:21PM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 68 mi S
from San Antonio
May 21, 2024 12:21PM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 68 mi S
from San Antonio
May 21, 2024 10:34AM
(Denver)
M 2.2 135 mi E
from El Paso
May 21, 2024 10:25AM
(Denver)
M 2.3 135 mi E
from El Paso

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Texas

Recent Texas Earthquake News

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

Texas Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
15 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.1
May 26, 2024 01:39

Average

A total of 150 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Texas, The United States in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 15 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Texas roughly every 24 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Texas in 2021. A total of 36 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 186 mi of Texas that year. The strongest had a 5.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Texas in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Texas 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 Texas (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 142 94.67%
Mag. 5 8 5.33%
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 Texas

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 Texas occurred on Nov 16, 2022 14:32 local time (America/Denver timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.4 and struck 147 miles (236 km) east of El Paso, at a depth of 4 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Texas in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Texas, 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 Texas.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Texas.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 16, 2022 02:32PM
(Denver)
M 5.4 147 mi E
from El Paso
Jun 28, 2014 10:59PM
(Denver)
M 5.3 167 mi WNW
from El Paso
Dec 16, 2022 05:35PM
(Chicago)
M 5.2 14 mi NNW
from Midland
Jul 31, 2021 03:19PM
(Denver)
M 5.2 180 mi WSW
from El Paso
Nov 8, 2023 03:27AM
(Denver)
M 5.2 147 mi E
from El Paso
Feb 13, 2016 11:07AM
(Chicago)
M 5.1 178 mi N
from Wichita Falls
Mar 26, 2020 09:16AM
(Denver)
M 5.0 144 mi E
from El Paso
Nov 6, 2016 07:44PM
(Chicago)
M 5.0 173 mi NNE
from Wichita Falls
Jul 21, 2022 07:35AM
(Denver)
M 4.9 122 mi E
from El Paso
Jan 6, 2016 10:27PM
(Chicago)
M 4.7 179 mi N
from Wichita Falls

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Texas

Earthquakes by city in Texas

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

Use this regional Texas earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Alief, League City, Allen, The Woodlands, Sugar Land, Edinburg, Mission, Longview, Bryan, Pharr, Baytown, Missouri City, Temple, Flower Mound, New Braunfels, North Richland Hills, Conroe, Victoria, Cedar Park, Atascocita and Harlingen.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Texas, The United States?

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Texas on the night of May 26, 2024 at 01:39 local time (America/Chicago). The center of this earthquake was located 282km north of Plano at a depth of 4km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Texas, The United States in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Texas, The United States?

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Texas on the afternoon of November 16, 2022 at 14:32 local time (America/Denver). The center of this earthquake was located 236km east of El Paso at a depth of 7km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Texas since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Texas, The United States?

In the past 10 years, 150 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Texas. This averages to 15 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 24 days.