Latest earthquakes near Ontario, Canada today

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

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List of latest earthquakes near Ontario.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 16, 2024 18:54
(Toronto)
M 2.3 197 km S
from Hamilton
Jun 15, 2024 20:55
(Toronto)
M 2.3 43 km ENE
from Ottawa
Jun 4, 2024 20:51
(Toronto)
M 2.5 149 km ESE
from Ottawa
Jun 2, 2024 00:23
(Toronto)
M 2.2 137 km S
from London
Jun 1, 2024 06:11
(Toronto)
M 2.6 136 km S
from London
May 27, 2024 22:41
(Toronto)
M 2.3 100 km ENE
from Ottawa
May 21, 2024 11:23
(Toronto)
M 2.1 201 km SE
from Ottawa
May 15, 2024 08:20
(Toronto)
M 2.7 76 km ENE
from Ottawa
May 12, 2024 22:27
(Toronto)
M 2.0 98 km NE
from Ottawa
May 8, 2024 12:40
(Toronto)
M 2.7 170 km N
from Ottawa
May 3, 2024 20:01
(Toronto)
M 2.0 138 km S
from London
Apr 21, 2024 20:12
(Toronto)
M 2.3 91 km SSW
from Windsor
Apr 7, 2024 00:39
(Toronto)
M 3.3 195 km NNW
from Ottawa
Mar 30, 2024 04:42
(Toronto)
M 3.0 280 km SSW
from Hamilton
Mar 18, 2024 16:58
(Toronto)
M 2.5 92 km SSW
from Windsor
Mar 8, 2024 13:06
(Thunder Bay)
M 2.7 275 km WSW
from Thunder Bay
Mar 7, 2024 13:29
(Thunder Bay)
M 2.9 283 km WSW
from Thunder Bay
Mar 7, 2024 03:19
(Toronto)
M 2.5 171 km NNW
from Ottawa
Feb 1, 2024 07:41
(Toronto)
M 2.1 117 km ESE
from Ottawa
Feb 1, 2024 07:37
(Toronto)
M 3.1 118 km ESE
from Ottawa
Jan 28, 2024 17:29
(Thunder Bay)
M 2.7 236 km NW
from Thunder Bay
Jan 20, 2024 05:50
(Toronto)
M 2.1 236 km E
from Ottawa
Jan 16, 2024 12:39
(Toronto)
M 2.0 138 km S
from London
Jan 12, 2024 01:34
(Toronto)
M 3.1 272 km ENE
from Timmins
Jan 11, 2024 15:57
(Toronto)
M 3.2 224 km NNW
from Ottawa

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Ontario

Ontario Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
0 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.3
Jun 16, 2024 18:54

Average

A total of 6 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Ontario, Canada in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

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

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 4.2
On Jul 17, 2021 17:02.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.2
On Nov 1, 1935 01:03.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Ontario occurred on Jul 17, 2021 17:02 local time (America/Toronto timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.2 and struck 99 kilometers (62 mi) south of London, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Ontario in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.2 earthquake struck on Nov 1, 1935 01:03, 153 kilometers (95 mi) south of Greater Sudbury. It is the strongest earthquake near Ontario 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 Ontario, Canada 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 Ontario.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Ontario.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 17, 2021 17:02
(Toronto)
M 4.2 99 km S
from London
May 2, 2015 12:23
(Toronto)
M 4.2 199 km W
from Windsor
Dec 28, 2021 18:22
(Toronto)
M 4.1 277 km NE
from Greater Sudbury
Dec 17, 2023 15:19
(Toronto)
M 4.0 213 km NNW
from Ottawa
Feb 2, 2020 15:05
(Toronto)
M 4.0 216 km ENE
from Greater Sudbury
Jun 10, 2019 10:50
(Toronto)
M 4.0 146 km S
from London

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Ontario

Earthquakes by city in Ontario

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Ontario, Canada.

Use this regional Ontario earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Pickering, Kanata, Brantford, Newmarket, Niagara Falls, Peterborough, Willowdale, Sarnia, Caledon, Waterfront Communities-The Island, Norfolk County, Aurora, Woburn, Welland, Belleville, Willowdale East, North Bay, Cornwall, Rouge, L'Amoreaux and Islington-City Centre West.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Ontario, Canada?

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Ontario on the evening of June 16, 2024 at 18:54 local time (America/Toronto). The center of this earthquake was located 197km south of Hamilton at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Ontario, Canada in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Ontario, Canada?

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Ontario on the night of November 1, 1935 at 01:03 local time (America/Toronto). The center of this earthquake was located 153km east of Greater Sudbury at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Ontario since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Ontario, Canada?

In the past 10 years, 6 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Ontario. This averages to 1 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 608 days.