Latest earthquakes near Burnaby, British Columbia today

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List of latest earthquakes near Burnaby.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 23, 2024 10:50
(Vancouver)
M 2.3 276 km SSE
from Burnaby
May 21, 2024 16:05
(Vancouver)
M 2.0 271 km SSE
from Burnaby
May 14, 2024 15:02
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 178 km E
from Burnaby
May 11, 2024 00:57
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 63 km SSE
from Burnaby
May 1, 2024 14:22
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 178 km E
from Burnaby
Apr 29, 2024 20:31
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 167 km SSE
from Burnaby
Apr 13, 2024 01:57
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 279 km SSE
from Burnaby
Apr 12, 2024 20:49
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 139 km SSW
from Burnaby
Apr 12, 2024 14:34
(Vancouver)
M 2.0 178 km E
from Burnaby
Apr 9, 2024 08:54
(Vancouver)
M 2.5 296 km W
from Burnaby
Apr 6, 2024 14:30
(Vancouver)
M 2.0 172 km SW
from Burnaby
Apr 4, 2024 14:11
(Vancouver)
M 2.1 178 km E
from Burnaby
Apr 2, 2024 15:28
(Vancouver)
M 2.3 285 km S
from Burnaby
Apr 2, 2024 14:20
(Vancouver)
M 2.9 296 km S
from Burnaby
Mar 31, 2024 22:08
(Vancouver)
M 2.8 168 km S
from Burnaby
Mar 31, 2024 17:17
(Vancouver)
M 3.4 278 km W
from Burnaby
Mar 29, 2024 14:36
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 178 km E
from Burnaby
Mar 29, 2024 09:53
(Vancouver)
M 2.4 278 km SSE
from Burnaby
Mar 27, 2024 15:26
(Vancouver)
M 2.7 248 km NNW
from Burnaby
Mar 27, 2024 04:31
(Vancouver)
M 2.6 200 km NNW
from Burnaby
Mar 27, 2024 02:09
(Vancouver)
M 2.1 197 km SSE
from Burnaby
Mar 25, 2024 23:50
(Vancouver)
M 2.4 287 km S
from Burnaby
Mar 25, 2024 01:01
(Vancouver)
M 2.6 186 km SSE
from Burnaby
Mar 24, 2024 01:33
(Vancouver)
M 2.8 129 km S
from Burnaby
Mar 23, 2024 15:55
(Vancouver)
M 2.0 53 km SSE
from Burnaby

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Burnaby

Burnaby Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
1 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.3
May 23, 2024 10:50

Average

A total of 11 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Burnaby, British Columbia in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Burnaby in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near Burnaby 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 Burnaby (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 11 100.0%
Mag. 5 0 0.0%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Burnaby

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 4.9
On Nov 25, 2022 19:50.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.5
On Jun 23, 1946 10:13.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Burnaby occurred on Nov 25, 2022 19:50 local time (America/Vancouver timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.9 and struck 228 kilometers (142 mi) west of Burnaby, at a depth of 33 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Burnaby in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.5 earthquake struck on Jun 23, 1946 10:13, 159 kilometers (99 mi) west of Burnaby. It is the strongest earthquake near Burnaby 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 Burnaby, British Columbia 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 Burnaby.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Burnaby.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 25, 2022 19:50
(Vancouver)
M 4.9 228 km W
from Burnaby
Dec 29, 2015 23:39
(Vancouver)
M 4.8 80 km SSW
from Burnaby
Jan 7, 2015 18:02
(Vancouver)
M 4.8 196 km W
from Burnaby
Dec 17, 2023 15:23
(Vancouver)
M 4.7 228 km NNW
from Burnaby
Jul 12, 2019 02:51
(Vancouver)
M 4.6 170 km SSE
from Burnaby
Jan 24, 2020 13:35
(Vancouver)
M 4.5 182 km WSW
from Burnaby
Oct 8, 2023 19:21
(Vancouver)
M 4.3 138 km S
from Burnaby
Feb 18, 2015 01:04
(Vancouver)
M 4.2 277 km SE
from Burnaby
Nov 19, 2018 03:09
(Vancouver)
M 4.1 180 km SSW
from Burnaby
Feb 22, 2017 20:59
(Vancouver)
M 4.1 199 km S
from Burnaby

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Nearest earthquakes from Burnaby

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Burnaby, British Columbia. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Burnaby.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 29, 2015 23:39
(Vancouver)
M 4.8 80 km SSW
from Burnaby
Oct 8, 2023 19:21
(Vancouver)
M 4.3 138 km S
from Burnaby
Dec 24, 2023 07:14
(Vancouver)
M 4.0 161 km S
from Burnaby
Jul 12, 2019 02:51
(Vancouver)
M 4.6 170 km SSE
from Burnaby
Nov 19, 2018 03:09
(Vancouver)
M 4.1 180 km SSW
from Burnaby
Jan 24, 2020 13:35
(Vancouver)
M 4.5 182 km WSW
from Burnaby
Jan 7, 2015 18:02
(Vancouver)
M 4.8 196 km W
from Burnaby
Feb 22, 2017 20:59
(Vancouver)
M 4.1 199 km S
from Burnaby
Dec 17, 2023 15:23
(Vancouver)
M 4.7 228 km NNW
from Burnaby
Nov 25, 2022 19:50
(Vancouver)
M 4.9 228 km W
from Burnaby

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Burnaby

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Burnaby, British Columbia?

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Burnaby on the morning of May 23, 2024 at 10:50 local time (America/Vancouver). The center of this earthquake was located 276km south-southeast of Burnaby at a depth of 12km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Burnaby, British Columbia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Burnaby, British Columbia?

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Burnaby on the morning of June 23, 1946 at 10:13 local time (America/Vancouver). The center of this earthquake was located 159km west-northwest of Burnaby at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Burnaby since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Burnaby, British Columbia?

In the past 10 years, 11 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Burnaby. This averages to 1 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 332 days.