The USGS reported that the quake struck at a depth of 4.47 miles, 10 miles northwest of the MidlandsTx. Comments on the Reporter-Telegram’s Facebook page indicated that people from Gordon Dale to Grasslands West to Greenwood were not feeling the quake.
The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued.
The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. The same website shows 1,033 earthquakes in the last 365 days in the Pecos region. This is more than double the number of earthquakes in Los Angeles and (391) California during the same period.
midland earthquake today: According to Upsets, an educational site for seismologists, a magnitude 2.5 to 5.4 (earthquake scale)earthquake is “often felt but only causes minor damage”.
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