Latest earthquakes near Vancouver, British Columbia today

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

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List of latest earthquakes near Vancouver.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 7, 2023 14:05
(Vancouver)
M 2.4 186 km SSE
from Vancouver
Dec 5, 2023 10:24
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 165 km SSE
from Vancouver
Dec 4, 2023 14:07
(Vancouver)
M 3.2 257 km E
from Vancouver
Dec 4, 2023 09:30
(Vancouver)
M 2.4 214 km S
from Vancouver
Dec 3, 2023 14:15
(Vancouver)
M 2.1 189 km E
from Vancouver
Nov 29, 2023 18:53
(Vancouver)
M 2.4 156 km W
from Vancouver
Nov 27, 2023 12:55
(Vancouver)
M 2.0 185 km S
from Vancouver
Nov 25, 2023 01:35
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 229 km S
from Vancouver
Nov 24, 2023 14:19
(Vancouver)
M 2.1 189 km E
from Vancouver
Nov 19, 2023 15:09
(Vancouver)
M 3.1 244 km NE
from Vancouver
Nov 19, 2023 08:00
(Vancouver)
M 2.6 260 km E
from Vancouver
Nov 18, 2023 14:17
(Vancouver)
M 2.1 190 km E
from Vancouver
Nov 17, 2023 11:12
(Vancouver)
M 2.9 213 km NNW
from Vancouver
Nov 16, 2023 16:47
(Vancouver)
M 3.1 127 km SSE
from Vancouver
Nov 10, 2023 14:16
(Vancouver)
M 2.0 192 km E
from Vancouver
Nov 9, 2023 05:21
(Vancouver)
M 2.5 198 km NNW
from Vancouver
Oct 31, 2023 20:28
(Vancouver)
M 2.7 198 km NNW
from Vancouver
Oct 29, 2023 15:21
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 168 km SSW
from Vancouver
Oct 29, 2023 14:28
(Vancouver)
M 2.2 188 km E
from Vancouver
Oct 27, 2023 18:29
(Vancouver)
M 3.0 193 km S
from Vancouver
Oct 27, 2023 14:26
(Vancouver)
M 2.0 155 km SSE
from Vancouver
Oct 24, 2023 04:56
(Vancouver)
M 2.4 255 km SSE
from Vancouver
Oct 22, 2023 19:41
(Vancouver)
M 3.1 207 km S
from Vancouver
Oct 20, 2023 06:47
(Vancouver)
M 2.7 209 km SSE
from Vancouver
Oct 19, 2023 19:18
(Vancouver)
M 2.1 280 km SE
from Vancouver

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Vancouver

Recent Vancouver Earthquake News

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

Vancouver Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
0 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.4
Dec 7, 2023 14:05

Average

A total of 9 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Vancouver, British Columbia in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

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

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 Vancouver occurred on Nov 25, 2022 19:50 local time (America/Vancouver timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.9 and struck 216 kilometers (134 mi) west of Vancouver, at a depth of 33 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Vancouver in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.5 earthquake struck on Jun 23, 1946 10:13, 149 kilometers (93 mi) west of Vancouver. It is the strongest earthquake near Vancouver in the past 123 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Vancouver, 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 Vancouver.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Vancouver.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 25, 2022 19:50
(Vancouver)
M 4.9 216 km W
from Vancouver
Dec 29, 2015 23:39
(Vancouver)
M 4.8 75 km S
from Vancouver
Jan 7, 2015 18:02
(Vancouver)
M 4.8 184 km W
from Vancouver
Jul 12, 2019 02:51
(Vancouver)
M 4.6 173 km SSE
from Vancouver
Jan 24, 2020 13:35
(Vancouver)
M 4.5 170 km WSW
from Vancouver
Oct 8, 2023 19:21
(Vancouver)
M 4.3 139 km SSE
from Vancouver
Feb 18, 2015 01:04
(Vancouver)
M 4.2 283 km SE
from Vancouver
Nov 19, 2018 03:09
(Vancouver)
M 4.1 175 km S
from Vancouver
Feb 22, 2017 20:59
(Vancouver)
M 4.1 197 km S
from Vancouver

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Vancouver

Nearest earthquakes from Vancouver

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Vancouver, 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 Vancouver.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 29, 2015 23:39
(Vancouver)
M 4.8 75 km S
from Vancouver
Oct 8, 2023 19:21
(Vancouver)
M 4.3 139 km SSE
from Vancouver
Jan 24, 2020 13:35
(Vancouver)
M 4.5 170 km WSW
from Vancouver
Jul 12, 2019 02:51
(Vancouver)
M 4.6 173 km SSE
from Vancouver
Nov 19, 2018 03:09
(Vancouver)
M 4.1 175 km S
from Vancouver
Jan 7, 2015 18:02
(Vancouver)
M 4.8 184 km W
from Vancouver
Feb 22, 2017 20:59
(Vancouver)
M 4.1 197 km S
from Vancouver
Nov 25, 2022 19:50
(Vancouver)
M 4.9 216 km W
from Vancouver
Feb 18, 2015 01:04
(Vancouver)
M 4.2 283 km SE
from Vancouver
Apr 23, 2014 20:10
(Vancouver)
M 6.5 336 km W
from Vancouver

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Vancouver

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Vancouver, British Columbia?

A 2.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Vancouver on the afternoon of December 7, 2023 at 14:05 local time (America/Vancouver). The center of this earthquake was located 186km south-southeast of Vancouver at a depth of 7km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Vancouver, British Columbia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Vancouver, British Columbia?

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Vancouver on the morning of June 23, 1946 at 10:13 local time (America/Vancouver). The center of this earthquake was located 149km west-northwest of Vancouver at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Vancouver since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Vancouver, British Columbia?

In the past 10 years, 9 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Vancouver. This averages to 1 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 406 days.