NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – An earthquake was reported in New Mexico around 7 p.m. It was recorded as a 3.8 magnitude.

According to the US Geological Survey, an earthquake took place near Mount Taylor. A map coordinator showed the location is just over 20 miles northeast of Grants.

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On the Richter Scale, a 3.8 magnitude is considered a minor earthquake that’s ‘felt by many people but creates no damage.’ Higher-scale earthquakes, valued at 8.0 or higher, can cause fatalities and destruction.