Latest earthquakes near Quebec, Canada today

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List of latest earthquakes near Quebec.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 21, 2024 11:23
(Toronto)
M 2.1 138 km S
from Montréal
May 21, 2024 11:23
(Toronto)
M 2.1 138 km S
from Montréal
May 15, 2024 08:20
(Toronto)
M 2.7 98 km W
from Montréal
May 12, 2024 22:27
(Toronto)
M 2.0 94 km WNW
from Montréal
May 9, 2024 07:44
(Toronto)
M 2.7 225 km ENE
from Sept-Îles
May 8, 2024 12:40
(Toronto)
M 2.7 163 km N
from Gatineau
Apr 13, 2024 05:35
(Toronto)
M 2.6 61 km SSW
from Saguenay
Apr 11, 2024 05:02
(Toronto)
M 2.7 34 km S
from Sept-Îles
Apr 11, 2024 05:00
(Toronto)
M 2.9 33 km SSE
from Sept-Îles
Apr 7, 2024 00:39
(Toronto)
M 3.3 186 km NNW
from Gatineau
Mar 27, 2024 20:56
(Toronto)
M 2.2 274 km SE
from Montréal
Mar 27, 2024 18:18
(Toronto)
M 2.6 92 km WNW
from Sept-Îles
Mar 7, 2024 04:08
(Toronto)
M 2.6 225 km ENE
from Sept-Îles
Mar 7, 2024 03:24
(Toronto)
M 2.7 226 km ENE
from Sept-Îles
Mar 7, 2024 03:19
(Toronto)
M 2.5 164 km NNW
from Gatineau
Mar 7, 2024 02:59
(Toronto)
M 2.7 226 km ENE
from Sept-Îles
Mar 7, 2024 02:56
(Toronto)
M 3.4 225 km ENE
from Sept-Îles
Feb 22, 2024 14:42
(Toronto)
M 2.0 217 km SE
from Rimouski
Feb 20, 2024 05:00
(Toronto)
M 2.5 90 km NW
from Sept-Îles
Feb 10, 2024 12:03
(Toronto)
M 3.2 225 km ENE
from Sept-Îles
Feb 5, 2024 03:47
(Toronto)
M 2.0 294 km E
from Québec
Feb 1, 2024 07:41
(Toronto)
M 2.1 70 km SW
from Montréal
Feb 1, 2024 07:37
(Toronto)
M 3.1 69 km SW
from Montréal
Jan 29, 2024 05:01
(Toronto)
M 3.5 225 km ENE
from Sept-Îles
Jan 28, 2024 19:06
(Toronto)
M 2.1 212 km SE
from Rimouski

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Quebec

Quebec Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
0 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.1
May 21, 2024 11:23

Average

A total of 4 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Quebec, Canada in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

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

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 4.1
On Dec 28, 2021 18:22.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.3
On Feb 28, 1925 21:19.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Quebec occurred on Dec 28, 2021 18:22 local time (America/Toronto timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.1 and struck 39 kilometers (24 mi) west-northwest of Val-d'Or, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Quebec in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.3 earthquake struck on Feb 28, 1925 21:19, 116 kilometers (72 mi) west-northwest of Québec. It is the strongest earthquake near Quebec 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 Quebec, 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 Quebec.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Quebec.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Dec 28, 2021 18:22
(Toronto)
M 4.1 39 km WNW
from Val-d'Or
Jan 16, 2015 08:05
(Toronto)
M 4.1 91 km SSW
from Sept-Îles
Dec 17, 2023 15:19
(Toronto)
M 4.0 206 km NNW
from Gatineau
Feb 2, 2020 15:05
(Toronto)
M 4.0 87 km SW
from Val-d'Or

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Quebec

Earthquakes by city in Quebec

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

Use this regional Quebec earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Repentigny, Saint-Laurent, La Haute-Saint-Charles, Saint-Léonard, Brossard, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Granby, Drummondville, Saint-Jérôme, Jonquière, Saint-Hyacinthe, Dollard-Des Ormeaux, Blainville, Châteauguay, Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Saint-Eustache, Sorel-Tracy, Boucherville, Shawinigan and Rock Forest.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Quebec, Canada?

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Quebec on the morning of May 21, 2024 at 11:23 local time (America/Toronto). The center of this earthquake was located 138km south of Montréal at a depth of 8km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Quebec, Canada in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Quebec, Canada?

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Quebec on the evening of February 28, 1925 at 21:19 local time (America/Toronto). The center of this earthquake was located 116km north-east of Québec at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Quebec since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Quebec, Canada?

In the past 10 years, 4 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Quebec. This averages to 0 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 913 days.