Latest earthquakes near Richmond, British Columbia today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Richmond? If an earthquake is happening right now near Richmond, it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Richmond.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 23, 2024 10:50
(Vancouver)
M 2.3 270 km SSE
from Richmond
May 21, 2024 16:05
(Vancouver)
M 2.0 263 km SSE
from Richmond
May 20, 2024 11:51
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 292 km S
from Richmond
May 14, 2024 15:02
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 193 km E
from Richmond
May 11, 2024 00:57
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 62 km SE
from Richmond
May 1, 2024 14:22
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 192 km E
from Richmond
Apr 29, 2024 20:31
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 160 km SSE
from Richmond
Apr 13, 2024 01:57
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 273 km SSE
from Richmond
Apr 12, 2024 20:49
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 126 km S
from Richmond
Apr 12, 2024 14:34
(Vancouver)
M 2.0 192 km E
from Richmond
Apr 9, 2024 08:54
(Vancouver)
M 2.5 285 km W
from Richmond
Apr 6, 2024 14:30
(Vancouver)
M 2.0 155 km SW
from Richmond
Apr 4, 2024 14:11
(Vancouver)
M 2.1 192 km E
from Richmond
Apr 2, 2024 15:28
(Vancouver)
M 2.3 275 km S
from Richmond
Apr 2, 2024 14:20
(Vancouver)
M 2.9 287 km S
from Richmond
Mar 31, 2024 22:08
(Vancouver)
M 2.8 160 km SSE
from Richmond
Mar 31, 2024 17:17
(Vancouver)
M 3.4 267 km WNW
from Richmond
Mar 29, 2024 14:36
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 193 km E
from Richmond
Mar 29, 2024 09:53
(Vancouver)
M 2.4 271 km SSE
from Richmond
Mar 27, 2024 15:26
(Vancouver)
M 2.7 252 km NNW
from Richmond
Mar 27, 2024 04:31
(Vancouver)
M 2.6 204 km NNW
from Richmond
Mar 27, 2024 02:09
(Vancouver)
M 2.1 190 km SSE
from Richmond
Mar 25, 2024 23:50
(Vancouver)
M 2.4 278 km SSE
from Richmond
Mar 25, 2024 01:01
(Vancouver)
M 2.6 181 km SSE
from Richmond
Mar 24, 2024 01:33
(Vancouver)
M 2.8 121 km SSE
from Richmond

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Richmond

Richmond 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 Richmond, British Columbia in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Richmond in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near Richmond 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 Richmond (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 Richmond

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 Richmond occurred on Nov 25, 2022 19:50 local time (America/Vancouver timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.9 and struck 215 kilometers (134 mi) west of Richmond, at a depth of 33 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Richmond in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.5 earthquake struck on Jun 23, 1946 10:13, 151 kilometers (94 mi) west of Richmond. It is the strongest earthquake near Richmond 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 Richmond, 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 Richmond.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Richmond.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 25, 2022 19:50
(Vancouver)
M 4.9 215 km W
from Richmond
Dec 29, 2015 23:39
(Vancouver)
M 4.8 66 km S
from Richmond
Jan 7, 2015 18:02
(Vancouver)
M 4.8 182 km W
from Richmond
Dec 17, 2023 15:23
(Vancouver)
M 4.7 232 km NNW
from Richmond
Jul 12, 2019 02:51
(Vancouver)
M 4.6 166 km SSE
from Richmond
Jan 24, 2020 13:35
(Vancouver)
M 4.5 165 km WSW
from Richmond
Oct 8, 2023 19:21
(Vancouver)
M 4.3 130 km SSE
from Richmond
Feb 18, 2015 01:04
(Vancouver)
M 4.2 277 km SE
from Richmond
Nov 19, 2018 03:09
(Vancouver)
M 4.1 167 km S
from Richmond
Feb 22, 2017 20:59
(Vancouver)
M 4.1 188 km S
from Richmond

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Nearest earthquakes from Richmond

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Richmond, 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 Richmond.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 29, 2015 23:39
(Vancouver)
M 4.8 66 km S
from Richmond
Oct 8, 2023 19:21
(Vancouver)
M 4.3 130 km SSE
from Richmond
Dec 24, 2023 07:14
(Vancouver)
M 4.0 151 km S
from Richmond
Jan 24, 2020 13:35
(Vancouver)
M 4.5 165 km WSW
from Richmond
Jul 12, 2019 02:51
(Vancouver)
M 4.6 166 km SSE
from Richmond
Nov 19, 2018 03:09
(Vancouver)
M 4.1 167 km S
from Richmond
Jan 7, 2015 18:02
(Vancouver)
M 4.8 182 km W
from Richmond
Feb 22, 2017 20:59
(Vancouver)
M 4.1 188 km S
from Richmond
Nov 25, 2022 19:50
(Vancouver)
M 4.9 215 km W
from Richmond
Dec 17, 2023 15:23
(Vancouver)
M 4.7 232 km NNW
from Richmond

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Richmond

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Richmond, British Columbia?

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Richmond on the morning of May 23, 2024 at 10:50 local time (America/Vancouver). The center of this earthquake was located 270km south-southeast of Richmond at a depth of 12km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Richmond, British Columbia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Richmond, British Columbia?

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Richmond on the morning of June 23, 1946 at 10:13 local time (America/Vancouver). The center of this earthquake was located 151km west-northwest of Richmond at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Richmond since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Richmond, British Columbia?

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