Latest earthquakes near Whitehorse, Yukon today

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List of latest earthquakes near Whitehorse.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 13, 2024 02:57
(Whitehorse)
M 2.6 214 km SSW
from Whitehorse
Mar 29, 2024 22:12
(Whitehorse)
M 2.1 252 km WSW
from Whitehorse
Mar 26, 2024 16:53
(Whitehorse)
M 2.4 258 km SW
from Whitehorse
Mar 24, 2024 14:56
(Whitehorse)
M 2.3 300 km WSW
from Whitehorse
Mar 19, 2024 12:31
(Whitehorse)
M 2.2 251 km SW
from Whitehorse
Mar 19, 2024 09:14
(Whitehorse)
M 4.6 260 km SW
from Whitehorse
Mar 19, 2024 03:30
(Whitehorse)
M 2.8 174 km NE
from Whitehorse
Mar 18, 2024 21:13
(Whitehorse)
M 2.3 280 km SSW
from Whitehorse
Mar 14, 2024 08:53
(Whitehorse)
M 2.4 243 km SW
from Whitehorse
Mar 14, 2024 03:27
(Whitehorse)
M 2.5 149 km N
from Whitehorse
Mar 11, 2024 15:36
(Whitehorse)
M 2.0 150 km SSW
from Whitehorse
Mar 11, 2024 03:42
(Whitehorse)
M 2.2 279 km W
from Whitehorse
Mar 10, 2024 20:22
(Whitehorse)
M 2.8 205 km SSW
from Whitehorse
Mar 10, 2024 08:21
(Whitehorse)
M 2.0 261 km SSW
from Whitehorse
Mar 5, 2024 16:55
(Whitehorse)
M 2.0 213 km W
from Whitehorse
Mar 4, 2024 13:42
(Whitehorse)
M 2.0 283 km SW
from Whitehorse
Mar 1, 2024 09:01
(Whitehorse)
M 2.6 143 km NE
from Whitehorse
Feb 28, 2024 04:38
(Whitehorse)
M 2.6 218 km N
from Whitehorse
Feb 27, 2024 15:12
(Whitehorse)
M 2.1 284 km SSW
from Whitehorse
Feb 27, 2024 11:07
(Whitehorse)
M 2.5 86 km NW
from Whitehorse
Feb 25, 2024 20:28
(Whitehorse)
M 2.7 274 km ENE
from Whitehorse
Feb 21, 2024 13:53
(Whitehorse)
M 3.1 276 km WNW
from Whitehorse
Feb 17, 2024 22:39
(Whitehorse)
M 3.1 257 km WSW
from Whitehorse
Feb 13, 2024 13:34
(Whitehorse)
M 2.6 187 km W
from Whitehorse
Feb 13, 2024 08:08
(Whitehorse)
M 2.2 291 km SSW
from Whitehorse

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Whitehorse Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
6 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.6
Apr 13, 2024 02:57

Average

A total of 66 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Whitehorse, Yukon in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 6 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Whitehorse in 2017. A total of 23 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Whitehorse that year. The strongest had a 6.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Whitehorse in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Whitehorse 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 Whitehorse (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 49 74.24%
Mag. 5 13 19.7%
Mag. 6 4 6.06%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Whitehorse

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.3
On May 1, 2017 07:18.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Jul 9, 1958 21:15.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Whitehorse occurred on May 1, 2017 07:18 local time (America/Whitehorse timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.3 and struck 134 kilometers (83 mi) south-west of Whitehorse, at a depth of 3 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Whitehorse in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Jul 9, 1958 21:15, 292 kilometers (181 mi) south-west of Whitehorse. It is the strongest earthquake near Whitehorse 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 Whitehorse, Yukon 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 Whitehorse.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Whitehorse.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 1, 2017 07:18
(Whitehorse)
M 6.3 134 km SW
from Whitehorse
May 1, 2017 05:31
(Whitehorse)
M 6.2 135 km SW
from Whitehorse
Jul 17, 2014 04:49
(Whitehorse)
M 6.0 293 km W
from Whitehorse
Jul 25, 2014 03:54
(Whitehorse)
M 6.0 286 km SSW
from Whitehorse
May 1, 2017 07:21
(Whitehorse)
M 5.7 138 km SW
from Whitehorse
May 1, 2017 07:20
(Whitehorse)
M 5.6 136 km SW
from Whitehorse
Oct 27, 2023 20:44
(Whitehorse)
M 5.3 208 km SSW
from Whitehorse
Jun 4, 2014 04:58
(Whitehorse)
M 5.2 214 km SSW
from Whitehorse
Jun 4, 2014 22:44
(Whitehorse)
M 5.1 287 km W
from Whitehorse
Jun 4, 2014 22:38
(Whitehorse)
M 5.1 285 km W
from Whitehorse

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Nearest earthquakes from Whitehorse

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Whitehorse.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 1, 2017 08:01
(Whitehorse)
M 4.1 128 km SW
from Whitehorse
May 1, 2017 05:36
(Whitehorse)
M 4.3 131 km SW
from Whitehorse
May 1, 2017 08:21
(Whitehorse)
M 4.1 133 km SW
from Whitehorse
Jun 21, 2017 18:35
(Whitehorse)
M 4.0 133 km SW
from Whitehorse
Dec 18, 2017 16:10
(Whitehorse)
M 4.0 134 km SW
from Whitehorse
May 1, 2017 05:31
(Whitehorse)
M 6.2 135 km SW
from Whitehorse
May 1, 2017 07:18
(Whitehorse)
M 6.3 134 km SW
from Whitehorse
May 1, 2017 05:49
(Whitehorse)
M 5.0 135 km SW
from Whitehorse
May 1, 2017 07:20
(Whitehorse)
M 5.6 136 km SW
from Whitehorse
May 1, 2017 07:59
(Whitehorse)
M 5.0 135 km SW
from Whitehorse

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Whitehorse

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Whitehorse, Yukon?

A 2.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Whitehorse on the night of April 13, 2024 at 02:57 local time (America/Whitehorse). The center of this earthquake was located 214km south-southwest of Whitehorse at a depth of 6km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Whitehorse, Yukon in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Whitehorse, Yukon?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Whitehorse on the evening of July 9, 1958 at 21:15 local time (America/Whitehorse). The center of this earthquake was located 292km south-southwest of Whitehorse at a depth of 10km under water in the Gulf Of Alaska. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Whitehorse since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Whitehorse, Yukon?

In the past 10 years, 66 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Whitehorse. This averages to 7 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 55 days.