Latest earthquakes near Hamilton, Ontario today

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

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List of latest earthquakes near Hamilton.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 30, 2024 04:42
(Toronto)
M 3.0 280 km SSW
from Hamilton
Jan 16, 2024 12:39
(Toronto)
M 2.0 193 km SSW
from Hamilton
Jan 5, 2024 03:47
(Toronto)
M 2.6 192 km SSW
from Hamilton
Jan 1, 2024 20:58
(Toronto)
M 2.4 192 km SSW
from Hamilton
Dec 27, 2023 09:47
(Toronto)
M 2.4 217 km WSW
from Hamilton
Dec 1, 2023 08:58
(Toronto)
M 2.3 191 km SSW
from Hamilton
Oct 19, 2023 07:19
(Toronto)
M 2.5 212 km W
from Hamilton
Sep 22, 2023 16:58
(Toronto)
M 2.2 192 km SSW
from Hamilton
Sep 21, 2023 15:12
(Toronto)
M 2.0 190 km SSW
from Hamilton
Sep 1, 2023 13:16
(Toronto)
M 2.3 192 km SSW
from Hamilton
Sep 1, 2023 12:53
(Toronto)
M 2.2 190 km SSW
from Hamilton
Sep 1, 2023 12:33
(Toronto)
M 2.4 193 km SSW
from Hamilton
Aug 27, 2023 23:02
(Toronto)
M 2.3 191 km SSW
from Hamilton
Aug 27, 2023 22:43
(Toronto)
M 3.6 192 km SSW
from Hamilton
Aug 24, 2023 08:43
(Toronto)
M 2.3 193 km SSW
from Hamilton
Jun 21, 2023 13:27
(Toronto)
M 2.7 186 km NE
from Hamilton
Feb 6, 2023 06:15
(Toronto)
M 3.8 97 km ESE
from Hamilton
Nov 20, 2022 11:30
(Toronto)
M 2.5 210 km W
from Hamilton
Jul 17, 2021 17:02
(Toronto)
M 4.2 181 km SW
from Hamilton
Jun 10, 2019 10:50
(Toronto)
M 4.0 219 km SW
from Hamilton

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Hamilton

Hamilton Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
0 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3
Mar 30, 2024 04:42

Average

A total of 2 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Hamilton, Ontario in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Hamilton in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near Hamilton 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 Hamilton (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2 100.0%
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 Hamilton

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 4.2
On Jul 17, 2021 17:02.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 4.2
On Jul 17, 2021 17:02.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Hamilton occurred on Jul 17, 2021 17:02 local time (America/Toronto timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.2 and struck 181 kilometers (112 mi) south-west of Hamilton, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Hamilton in the list below.

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

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Hamilton.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 17, 2021 17:02
(Toronto)
M 4.2 181 km SW
from Hamilton
Jun 10, 2019 10:50
(Toronto)
M 4.0 219 km SW
from Hamilton

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Hamilton

Nearest earthquakes from Hamilton

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Hamilton.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 17, 2021 17:02
(Toronto)
M 4.2 181 km SW
from Hamilton
Jun 10, 2019 10:50
(Toronto)
M 4.0 219 km SW
from Hamilton

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Hamilton

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Hamilton, Ontario?

A 3 magnitude earthquake hit near Hamilton on the night of March 30, 2024 at 04:42 local time (America/Toronto). The center of this earthquake was located 280km south-southwest of Hamilton at a depth of 6km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Hamilton, Ontario in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Hamilton, Ontario?

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Hamilton on the afternoon of July 17, 2021 at 17:02 local time (America/Toronto). The center of this earthquake was located 181km southwest of Hamilton at a depth of 10km under water in the Lake Erie. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Hamilton since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Hamilton, Ontario?

In the past 10 years, 2 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Hamilton. This averages to 0 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1825 days.