Latest earthquakes near Midland, Texas today

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List of latest earthquakes near Midland.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 11, 2024 10:25PM
(Chicago)
M 2.4 119 mi WSW
from Midland
Jun 11, 2024 09:37AM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 126 mi W
from Midland
Jun 11, 2024 09:29AM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 126 mi W
from Midland
Jun 11, 2024 08:32AM
(Chicago)
M 2.9 126 mi W
from Midland
Jun 11, 2024 08:31AM
(Chicago)
M 2.2 126 mi W
from Midland
Jun 11, 2024 03:50AM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 125 mi W
from Midland
Jun 10, 2024 09:52PM
(Chicago)
M 3.3 99 mi ENE
from Midland
Jun 10, 2024 09:36PM
(Chicago)
M 2.9 99 mi ENE
from Midland
Jun 10, 2024 05:04PM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 99 mi NE
from Midland
Jun 10, 2024 03:27PM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 28 mi N
from Midland
Jun 10, 2024 03:14PM
(Chicago)
M 2.4 93 mi ENE
from Midland
Jun 10, 2024 04:29AM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 121 mi W
from Midland
Jun 10, 2024 02:04AM
(Chicago)
M 3.1 28 mi N
from Midland
Jun 9, 2024 11:30PM
(Chicago)
M 2.4 43 mi NE
from Midland
Jun 9, 2024 10:12AM
(Chicago)
M 2.5 66 mi ENE
from Midland
Jun 9, 2024 05:59AM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 126 mi W
from Midland
Jun 9, 2024 03:15AM
(Chicago)
M 2.4 122 mi WSW
from Midland
Jun 8, 2024 02:37PM
(Chicago)
M 2.6 130 mi W
from Midland
Jun 8, 2024 11:55AM
(Chicago)
M 2.7 157 mi WNW
from Midland
Jun 8, 2024 11:01AM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 137 mi W
from Midland
Jun 8, 2024 10:55AM
(Chicago)
M 2.5 137 mi W
from Midland
Jun 8, 2024 10:47AM
(Chicago)
M 2.4 137 mi W
from Midland
Jun 8, 2024 10:28AM
(Chicago)
M 2.2 26 mi N
from Midland
Jun 8, 2024 08:13AM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 126 mi W
from Midland
Jun 8, 2024 07:42AM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 126 mi W
from Midland

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Recent Midland Earthquake News

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

Midland Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
5 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.4
Jun 11, 2024 22:25

Average

A total of 53 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Midland, Texas in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 5 earthquakes per year

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

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Midland in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Midland 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 Midland (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 49 92.45%
Mag. 5 4 7.55%
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 Midland

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.4
On Nov 16, 2022 15:32.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 5.4
On Nov 16, 2022 15:32.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Midland occurred on Nov 16, 2022 15:32 local time (America/Chicago timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.4 and struck 116 miles (187 km) west-southwest of Midland, at a depth of 4 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Midland in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Midland.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 16, 2022 03:32PM
(Chicago)
M 5.4 116 mi WSW
from Midland
Dec 16, 2022 05:35PM
(Chicago)
M 5.2 14 mi NNW
from Midland
Nov 8, 2023 04:27AM
(Chicago)
M 5.2 115 mi WSW
from Midland
Mar 26, 2020 10:16AM
(Chicago)
M 5.0 117 mi W
from Midland
Jul 21, 2022 08:35AM
(Chicago)
M 4.9 139 mi W
from Midland
Nov 24, 2022 01:19PM
(Chicago)
M 4.7 116 mi WSW
from Midland
Feb 16, 2023 04:29AM
(Chicago)
M 4.7 98 mi ENE
from Midland
Dec 27, 2021 07:55PM
(Chicago)
M 4.6 27 mi NE
from Midland
Mar 24, 2022 10:01PM
(Chicago)
M 4.6 139 mi W
from Midland
Jun 1, 2022 10:46AM
(Chicago)
M 4.6 147 mi W
from Midland

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Nearest earthquakes from Midland

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Midland, Texas. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Midland.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 16, 2022 05:35PM
(Chicago)
M 5.2 14 mi NNW
from Midland
Dec 27, 2021 07:55PM
(Chicago)
M 4.6 27 mi NE
from Midland
Apr 10, 2024 01:46PM
(Chicago)
M 4.4 27 mi NE
from Midland
Nov 4, 2023 07:49PM
(Chicago)
M 4.1 26 mi NNE
from Midland
Nov 4, 2023 06:39PM
(Chicago)
M 4.1 26 mi NNE
from Midland
Dec 31, 2020 02:44PM
(Chicago)
M 4.0 27 mi NE
from Midland
Nov 23, 2023 05:14PM
(Chicago)
M 4.2 29 mi N
from Midland
Sep 30, 2019 04:47PM
(Chicago)
M 4.0 96 mi NE
from Midland
Jul 19, 2021 06:23AM
(Chicago)
M 4.0 96 mi W
from Midland
Feb 16, 2023 04:29AM
(Chicago)
M 4.7 98 mi ENE
from Midland

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Midland, Texas?

A 2.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Midland on the evening of June 11, 2024 at 22:25 local time (America/Chicago). The center of this earthquake was located 191km west-southwest of Midland at a depth of 8km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Midland, Texas in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Midland, Texas?

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Midland on the afternoon of November 16, 2022 at 15:32 local time (America/Chicago). The center of this earthquake was located 187km west-southwest of Midland at a depth of 7km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Midland since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Midland, Texas?

In the past 10 years, 53 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Midland. This averages to 5 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 69 days.