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Three earthquakes reported in west Texas on Sunday

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Posted at 3:40 PM, Oct 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-20 17:04:58-04

WEST TEXAS — The United States Geological Survey is reporting three earthquakes in western Texas on Sunday, Oct. 20.

The USGS says the 2.8 magnitude earthquake happened 6.1 miles south of Toyah, Texas and 87.7 miles west-southwest of West Odessa, Texas at 7:30 p.m. UTC.

A 2.6 magnitude earthquake struck about 12 miles from Pecos and 74.7 miles west-southwest of West Odessa, Texas at 3:39 p.m.

At 1:05 p.m. UTC, a magnitude 2.5 earthquake struck 6.1 miles northwest of Toyah, Texas.

According to earthquaketrack.com, Western Texas has had:

  • 3 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 5 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 15 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 102 earthquakes in the past 365 days