ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Six totally different earthquakes have been recorded Thursday in Texas, which despatched ripples felt in elements of New Mexico.
The 2 greatest quakes have been recorded inside minutes of one another Thursday, round 40 miles south of the New Mexico-Texas border, in Texas.
At 12:14 p.m., a 4.5-magnitude earthquake was recorded, adopted by a much bigger, 4.9-magnitude earthquake recorded at 12:19 p.m.
Studies present ripples have been felt in and round Carlsbad, Hobbs and Lake Arthur.
It’s the second time within the final week or in order that locations in New Mexico felt ripples from an earthquake on this space of west Texas.
On November 16, a 5.3-magnitude earthquake‘s epicenter was in across the identical space because the cluster of quakes Thursday. These additionally despatched ripples that have been felt as far-off as Alamogordo.