Latest earthquakes near Barbados today

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List of latest earthquakes near Barbados.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 22, 2024 01:38
(Barbados)
M 3.6 276 km W
from Bridgetown
May 20, 2024 22:15
(Barbados)
M 3.9 168 km S
from Bridgetown
May 20, 2024 18:08
(Barbados)
M 3.4 234 km NNW
from Bridgetown
May 14, 2024 12:54
(Barbados)
M 4.4 107 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Apr 30, 2024 13:51
(Barbados)
M 5.1 152 km ENE
from Bridgetown
Apr 25, 2024 00:43
(Barbados)
M 4.1 266 km W
from Bridgetown
Apr 24, 2024 23:54
(Barbados)
M 3.5 254 km SW
from Bridgetown
Mar 31, 2024 12:15
(Barbados)
M 3.0 209 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Mar 19, 2024 13:52
(Barbados)
M 4.5 291 km WSW
from Bridgetown
Feb 11, 2024 09:23
(Barbados)
M 3.1 168 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Jan 27, 2024 15:40
(Barbados)
M 3.2 197 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Jan 3, 2024 10:15
(Barbados)
M 3.1 273 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Jan 2, 2024 21:10
(Barbados)
M 3.1 255 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Dec 31, 2023 07:31
(Barbados)
M 4.7 264 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Dec 9, 2023 01:48
(Barbados)
M 3.4 168 km NW
from Bridgetown
Dec 6, 2023 07:18
(Barbados)
M 4.4 66 km E
from Bridgetown
Nov 28, 2023 11:26
(Barbados)
M 5.1 49 km SSW
from Bridgetown
Nov 28, 2023 00:04
(Barbados)
M 3.1 235 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Nov 23, 2023 21:43
(Barbados)
M 3.3 199 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Nov 10, 2023 23:47
(Barbados)
M 3.5 186 km NW
from Bridgetown
Nov 7, 2023 17:43
(Barbados)
M 3.3 159 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Nov 6, 2023 08:47
(Barbados)
M 3.2 235 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Oct 31, 2023 14:14
(Barbados)
M 3.3 232 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Oct 25, 2023 19:52
(Barbados)
M 3.7 232 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Sep 1, 2023 19:01
(Barbados)
M 4.4 222 km NNW
from Bridgetown

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Barbados

Recent Barbados Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Barbados. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Barbados and elsewhere.

Barbados Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
16 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.6
May 22, 2024 01:38

Average

A total of 161 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Barbados in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 16 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Barbados roughly every 22 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Barbados in 2015. A total of 33 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Barbados that year. The strongest had a 6.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Barbados in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Barbados 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 Barbados (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 145 90.06%
Mag. 5 15 9.32%
Mag. 6 1 0.62%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Barbados

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.5
On Jul 16, 2015 11:16.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.4
On Nov 29, 2007 15:00.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Barbados occurred on Jul 16, 2015 11:16 local time (America/Barbados timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.5 and struck 143 kilometers (89 mi) north-east of Bridgetown, at a depth of 20 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Barbados in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.4 earthquake struck on Nov 29, 2007 15:00, 271 kilometers (168 mi) north-east of Bridgetown. It is the strongest earthquake near Barbados 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 Barbados 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 Barbados.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Barbados.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 16, 2015 11:16
(Barbados)
M 6.5 143 km NE
from Bridgetown
Dec 6, 2016 17:42
(Barbados)
M 5.9 270 km SSW
from Bridgetown
Feb 3, 2017 15:54
(Barbados)
M 5.8 239 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Jul 16, 2015 07:01
(Barbados)
M 5.7 151 km NE
from Bridgetown
Dec 28, 2015 02:55
(Barbados)
M 5.6 254 km NW
from Bridgetown
Nov 5, 2017 11:00
(Barbados)
M 5.5 233 km SW
from Bridgetown
Sep 28, 2018 08:32
(Barbados)
M 5.4 238 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Mar 29, 2021 02:35
(Barbados)
M 5.2 150 km NE
from Bridgetown
Sep 15, 2014 17:09
(Barbados)
M 5.2 149 km NNW
from Bridgetown
Jul 16, 2015 11:36
(Barbados)
M 5.1 158 km NE
from Bridgetown

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Barbados

Earthquakes by region of Barbados

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Barbados.

When was the last earthquake in Barbados?

A 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Barbados on the night of May 22, 2024 at 01:38 local time (America/Barbados). The center of this earthquake was located 276km west of Bridgetown at a depth of 10km under water in the Caribbean Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Barbados in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Barbados?

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Barbados on the afternoon of November 29, 2007 at 15:00 local time (America/Barbados). The center of this earthquake was located 271km northwest of Bridgetown at a depth of 156km under water in the Caribbean Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Barbados since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Barbados?

In the past 10 years, 161 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Barbados. This averages to 16 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 23 days.