Latest earthquakes near Fort St. John, British Columbia today

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List of latest earthquakes near Fort St. John.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 15, 2024 21:34
(Dawson Creek)
M 3.6 88 km NW
from Fort St. John
Apr 23, 2024 16:21
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.3 294 km SSE
from Fort St. John
Apr 13, 2024 04:21
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.1 80 km NW
from Fort St. John
Mar 29, 2024 02:57
(Dawson Creek)
M 3.2 77 km NW
from Fort St. John
Feb 3, 2024 11:14
(Dawson Creek)
M 2.6 141 km SW
from Fort St. John
Feb 1, 2024 20:37
(Dawson Creek)
M 2.7 298 km SE
from Fort St. John
Jan 31, 2024 04:42
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.0 298 km SE
from Fort St. John
Jan 30, 2024 00:59
(Dawson Creek)
M 3.9 297 km SE
from Fort St. John
Jan 26, 2024 22:03
(Dawson Creek)
M 2.6 86 km NW
from Fort St. John
Jan 26, 2024 20:46
(Dawson Creek)
M 2.6 89 km NW
from Fort St. John
Jan 26, 2024 18:52
(Dawson Creek)
M 2.8 299 km SE
from Fort St. John
Jan 26, 2024 17:56
(Dawson Creek)
M 3.1 299 km SE
from Fort St. John
Jan 24, 2024 22:23
(Dawson Creek)
M 2.7 300 km SE
from Fort St. John
Jan 24, 2024 18:25
(Dawson Creek)
M 2.6 299 km SE
from Fort St. John
Jan 13, 2024 15:09
(Dawson Creek)
M 2.6 118 km SSW
from Fort St. John
Jan 13, 2024 09:18
(Dawson Creek)
M 3.9 107 km NW
from Fort St. John
Jan 10, 2024 15:33
(Dawson Creek)
M 2.6 247 km WSW
from Fort St. John
Jan 6, 2024 05:54
(Dawson Creek)
M 2.6 109 km NW
from Fort St. John
Dec 14, 2023 22:17
(Dawson Creek)
M 3.0 206 km SE
from Fort St. John
Dec 7, 2023 14:00
(Dawson Creek)
M 2.8 89 km NW
from Fort St. John
Dec 3, 2023 00:00
(Dawson Creek)
M 3.0 126 km NW
from Fort St. John
Dec 2, 2023 19:09
(Dawson Creek)
M 2.8 56 km NW
from Fort St. John
Dec 2, 2023 04:30
(Dawson Creek)
M 2.6 56 km NW
from Fort St. John
Dec 1, 2023 23:14
(Dawson Creek)
M 2.5 90 km NW
from Fort St. John
Nov 26, 2023 20:11
(Dawson Creek)
M 2.8 261 km SE
from Fort St. John

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Fort St. John

Fort St. John Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
4 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.6
May 15, 2024 21:34

Average

A total of 43 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Fort St. John, British Columbia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 4 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Fort St. John in 2022. A total of 20 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Fort St. John that year. The strongest had a 5.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Fort St. John in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Fort St. John 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 Fort St. John (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 42 97.67%
Mag. 5 1 2.33%
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 Fort St. John

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.3
On Nov 29, 2022 17:55.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 5.3
On Nov 29, 2022 17:55.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Fort St. John occurred on Nov 29, 2022 17:55 local time (America/Dawson_Creek timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.3 and struck 266 kilometers (165 mi) east of Fort St. John, at a depth of 4 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Fort St. John in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Fort St. John, 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 Fort St. John.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Fort St. John.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 29, 2022 17:55
(Dawson Creek)
M 5.3 266 km E
from Fort St. John
Nov 29, 2022 16:45
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.8 265 km E
from Fort St. John
Mar 16, 2023 07:59
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.7 264 km E
from Fort St. John
Aug 17, 2015 13:15
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.6 116 km NW
from Fort St. John
Mar 16, 2023 07:46
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.6 264 km E
from Fort St. John
Nov 30, 2022 18:46
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.5 257 km E
from Fort St. John
Nov 11, 2022 09:10
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.5 132 km NW
from Fort St. John
Aug 4, 2014 10:17
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.4 193 km NW
from Fort St. John
Nov 30, 2022 05:46
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.4 255 km E
from Fort St. John
Apr 23, 2024 16:21
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.3 294 km SSE
from Fort St. John

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Fort St. John

Nearest earthquakes from Fort St. John

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Fort St. John, 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 Fort St. John.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 4, 2023 23:55
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.1 21 km S
from Fort St. John
Nov 29, 2018 19:15
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.0 26 km SSE
from Fort St. John
Nov 29, 2018 18:27
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.3 28 km SSE
from Fort St. John
Dec 6, 2021 06:45
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.0 68 km NW
from Fort St. John
Apr 13, 2024 04:21
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.1 80 km NW
from Fort St. John
Jun 21, 2023 10:09
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.0 82 km NNW
from Fort St. John
Jan 12, 2022 15:51
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.2 92 km NW
from Fort St. John
Mar 10, 2022 13:21
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.2 106 km NW
from Fort St. John
Aug 17, 2015 13:15
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.6 116 km NW
from Fort St. John
Jun 16, 2023 13:00
(Dawson Creek)
M 4.2 126 km NW
from Fort St. John

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Fort St. John

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Fort St. John.

When was the last earthquake in Fort St. John, British Columbia?

A 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Fort St. John on the evening of May 15, 2024 at 21:34 local time (America/Dawson_Creek). The center of this earthquake was located 88km northwest of Fort St. John at a depth of 4km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Fort St. John, British Columbia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Fort St. John, British Columbia?

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Fort St. John on the afternoon of November 29, 2022 at 17:55 local time (America/Dawson_Creek). The center of this earthquake was located 266km east of Fort St. John at a depth of 4km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Fort St. John since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Fort St. John, British Columbia?

In the past 10 years, 43 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Fort St. John. This averages to 4 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 85 days.