Latest earthquakes near Antigua and Barbuda today

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List of latest earthquakes near Antigua and Barbuda.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 20, 2024 18:08
(Antigua)
M 3.4 273 km SSE
from Saint John’s
May 19, 2024 20:55
(Antigua)
M 4.4 79 km ESE
from Saint John’s
May 15, 2024 11:16
(Antigua)
M 3.5 59 km S
from Saint John’s
May 14, 2024 23:49
(Antigua)
M 3.1 58 km SSE
from Saint John’s
May 14, 2024 01:15
(Antigua)
M 3.2 167 km SE
from Saint John’s
May 13, 2024 12:43
(Antigua)
M 3.2 86 km ENE
from Saint John’s
May 9, 2024 09:48
(Antigua)
M 4.4 241 km ENE
from Saint John’s
May 8, 2024 10:43
(Antigua)
M 4.9 43 km SSE
from Saint John’s
May 5, 2024 05:37
(Antigua)
M 3.4 249 km WNW
from Saint John’s
Apr 28, 2024 05:58
(Antigua)
M 4.3 233 km NW
from Saint John’s
Apr 27, 2024 20:32
(Antigua)
M 3.7 299 km NW
from Saint John’s
Apr 6, 2024 08:13
(Antigua)
M 3.6 262 km NW
from Saint John’s
Mar 31, 2024 12:15
(Antigua)
M 3.0 298 km SSE
from Saint John’s
Mar 27, 2024 11:46
(Antigua)
M 3.5 28 km NE
from Saint John’s
Mar 25, 2024 19:09
(Antigua)
M 3.5 145 km ESE
from Saint John’s
Mar 25, 2024 17:07
(Antigua)
M 3.1 134 km ESE
from Saint John’s
Mar 12, 2024 16:00
(Antigua)
M 4.3 227 km NW
from Saint John’s
Mar 1, 2024 06:17
(Antigua)
M 3.3 236 km WNW
from Saint John’s
Feb 20, 2024 01:23
(Antigua)
M 3.6 255 km NW
from Saint John’s
Feb 20, 2024 01:23
(Antigua)
M 3.6 234 km WNW
from Saint John’s
Feb 17, 2024 13:09
(Antigua)
M 3.3 170 km SE
from Saint John’s
Feb 16, 2024 03:59
(Antigua)
M 3.0 150 km SE
from Saint John’s
Jan 27, 2024 23:52
(Antigua)
M 4.5 254 km N
from Saint John’s
Jan 21, 2024 12:48
(Antigua)
M 3.3 55 km S
from Saint John’s
Jan 16, 2024 19:18
(Antigua)
M 3.5 267 km NW
from Saint John’s

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
25 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.4
May 20, 2024 18:08

Average

A total of 256 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Antigua and Barbuda in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 25 earthquakes per year, or 2 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Antigua and Barbuda roughly every 14 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Antigua and Barbuda in 2022. A total of 40 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Antigua and Barbuda that year. The strongest had a 5.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Antigua and Barbuda in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Antigua and Barbuda 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 Antigua and Barbuda (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 235 91.8%
Mag. 5 19 7.42%
Mag. 6 2 0.78%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Antigua and Barbuda

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.1
On Jan 20, 2023 07:23.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.5
On Oct 8, 1974 05:50.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Antigua and Barbuda occurred on Jan 20, 2023 07:23 local time (America/Antigua timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.1 and struck 114 kilometers (71 mi) south-southwest of Saint John’s, at a depth of 162 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Antigua and Barbuda in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.5 earthquake struck on Oct 8, 1974 05:50, 26 kilometers (16 mi) south-southwest of Saint John’s. It is the strongest earthquake near Antigua and Barbuda in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Antigua and Barbuda 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 Antigua and Barbuda.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Antigua and Barbuda.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 20, 2023 07:23
(Antigua)
M 6.1 114 km SSW
from Saint John’s
Mar 19, 2016 07:26
(Antigua)
M 6.0 155 km NE
from Saint John’s
Feb 3, 2017 15:54
(Antigua)
M 5.8 268 km SSE
from Saint John’s
Mar 26, 2021 00:51
(Antigua)
M 5.8 124 km ESE
from Saint John’s
Oct 18, 2016 18:08
(Antigua)
M 5.6 214 km S
from Saint John’s
Dec 19, 2014 15:49
(Antigua)
M 5.6 103 km S
from Saint John’s
Dec 28, 2015 02:55
(Antigua)
M 5.6 279 km S
from Saint John’s
Apr 17, 2017 01:23
(Antigua)
M 5.6 83 km ENE
from Saint John’s
Jan 24, 2021 19:21
(Antigua)
M 5.4 267 km WNW
from Saint John’s
Sep 28, 2018 08:32
(Antigua)
M 5.4 272 km SE
from Saint John’s

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Antigua and Barbuda

Earthquakes by region of Antigua and Barbuda

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Antigua and Barbuda.

When was the last earthquake in Antigua and Barbuda?

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Antigua and Barbuda on the evening of May 20, 2024 at 18:08 local time (America/Antigua). The center of this earthquake was located 273km south-southeast of Saint John’s at a depth of 71km under water in the North Atlantic Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Antigua and Barbuda in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Antigua and Barbuda?

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Antigua and Barbuda on the night of October 8, 1974 at 05:50 local time (America/Antigua). The center of this earthquake was located 26km northwest of Saint John’s at a depth of 47km under water in the Caribbean Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Antigua and Barbuda since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Antigua and Barbuda?

In the past 10 years, 256 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Antigua and Barbuda. This averages to 26 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 14 days.