Latest earthquakes near Dominica today

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List of latest earthquakes near Dominica.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 20, 2024 18:08
(Dominica)
M 3.4 84 km ESE
from Roseau
May 19, 2024 20:55
(Dominica)
M 4.4 166 km N
from Roseau
May 15, 2024 11:16
(Dominica)
M 3.5 150 km NNW
from Roseau
May 14, 2024 23:49
(Dominica)
M 3.1 150 km NNW
from Roseau
May 14, 2024 12:54
(Dominica)
M 4.4 205 km SE
from Roseau
May 14, 2024 01:15
(Dominica)
M 3.2 127 km NE
from Roseau
May 13, 2024 12:43
(Dominica)
M 3.2 241 km N
from Roseau
May 8, 2024 10:43
(Dominica)
M 4.9 166 km N
from Roseau
May 6, 2024 19:17
(Dominica)
M 4.1 267 km SW
from Roseau
Apr 30, 2024 13:51
(Dominica)
M 5.1 361 km ESE
from Roseau
Apr 25, 2024 00:43
(Dominica)
M 4.1 218 km SSW
from Roseau
Mar 31, 2024 12:15
(Dominica)
M 3.0 120 km ESE
from Roseau
Mar 27, 2024 11:46
(Dominica)
M 3.5 223 km N
from Roseau
Mar 25, 2024 19:09
(Dominica)
M 3.5 191 km NNE
from Roseau
Mar 25, 2024 17:07
(Dominica)
M 3.1 171 km NNE
from Roseau
Feb 17, 2024 13:09
(Dominica)
M 3.3 98 km NE
from Roseau
Feb 16, 2024 03:59
(Dominica)
M 3.0 88 km NNE
from Roseau
Feb 11, 2024 09:23
(Dominica)
M 3.1 161 km ESE
from Roseau
Jan 27, 2024 15:40
(Dominica)
M 3.2 151 km ESE
from Roseau
Jan 21, 2024 12:48
(Dominica)
M 3.3 157 km NNW
from Roseau
Jan 3, 2024 10:15
(Dominica)
M 3.1 83 km E
from Roseau
Jan 2, 2024 21:10
(Dominica)
M 3.1 76 km ESE
from Roseau
Dec 31, 2023 07:31
(Dominica)
M 4.7 105 km E
from Roseau
Dec 27, 2023 18:10
(Dominica)
M 3.1 88 km NNW
from Roseau
Dec 9, 2023 01:48
(Dominica)
M 3.4 143 km SE
from Roseau

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Recent Dominica Earthquake News

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

Dominica Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
21 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.4
May 20, 2024 18:08

Average

A total of 218 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Dominica in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 21 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Dominica roughly every 16 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Dominica in 2017. A total of 33 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Dominica that year. The strongest had a 5.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Dominica in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Dominica 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 Dominica (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 201 92.2%
Mag. 5 16 7.34%
Mag. 6 1 0.46%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Dominica

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.1
On Jan 20, 2023 07:23.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.5
On Oct 8, 1974 05:50.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Dominica occurred on Jan 20, 2023 07:23 local time (America/Dominica timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.1 and struck 124 kilometers (77 mi) north-west of Roseau, at a depth of 162 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Dominica in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.5 earthquake struck on Oct 8, 1974 05:50, 232 kilometers (144 mi) north-west of Roseau. It is the strongest earthquake near Dominica 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 Dominica 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 Dominica.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Dominica.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 20, 2023 07:23
(Dominica)
M 6.1 124 km NW
from Roseau
Mar 26, 2021 00:51
(Dominica)
M 5.8 180 km NNE
from Roseau
Feb 3, 2017 15:54
(Dominica)
M 5.8 96 km ESE
from Roseau
Oct 18, 2016 18:08
(Dominica)
M 5.6 15 km SW
from Roseau
Dec 28, 2015 02:55
(Dominica)
M 5.6 72 km S
from Roseau
Dec 19, 2014 15:49
(Dominica)
M 5.6 109 km NNW
from Roseau
Apr 17, 2017 01:23
(Dominica)
M 5.6 240 km N
from Roseau
Sep 28, 2018 08:32
(Dominica)
M 5.4 109 km E
from Roseau
Dec 2, 2023 04:48
(Dominica)
M 5.3 154 km N
from Roseau
Dec 20, 2022 02:33
(Dominica)
M 5.2 280 km N
from Roseau

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Earthquakes by region of Dominica

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Dominica?

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Dominica on the evening of May 20, 2024 at 18:08 local time (America/Dominica). The center of this earthquake was located 84km east-southeast of Roseau at a depth of 71km under water in the North Atlantic Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Dominica in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Dominica?

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Dominica on the night of October 8, 1974 at 05:50 local time (America/Dominica). The center of this earthquake was located 232km north-northwest of Roseau at a depth of 47km under water in the Caribbean Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Dominica since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Dominica?

In the past 10 years, 218 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Dominica. This averages to 22 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 17 days.