Latest earthquakes near Saint Kitts and Nevis today

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List of latest earthquakes near Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 7, 2024 03:31
(St Kitts)
M 3.3 290 km WNW
from Basseterre
Apr 6, 2024 08:18
(St Kitts)
M 2.9 230 km WNW
from Basseterre
Apr 6, 2024 08:13
(St Kitts)
M 3.6 178 km NW
from Basseterre
Apr 6, 2024 01:57
(St Kitts)
M 3.6 249 km NW
from Basseterre
Mar 27, 2024 11:46
(St Kitts)
M 3.5 115 km E
from Basseterre
Mar 25, 2024 19:09
(St Kitts)
M 3.5 240 km ESE
from Basseterre
Mar 25, 2024 17:07
(St Kitts)
M 3.1 229 km ESE
from Basseterre
Mar 15, 2024 04:04
(St Kitts)
M 3.8 243 km NW
from Basseterre
Mar 12, 2024 16:00
(St Kitts)
M 4.3 157 km NNW
from Basseterre
Mar 11, 2024 01:04
(St Kitts)
M 3.5 266 km NW
from Basseterre
Mar 8, 2024 16:48
(St Kitts)
M 3.8 226 km WNW
from Basseterre
Mar 8, 2024 14:23
(St Kitts)
M 3.5 255 km NW
from Basseterre
Mar 4, 2024 02:19
(St Kitts)
M 3.5 276 km NW
from Basseterre
Mar 2, 2024 07:02
(St Kitts)
M 4.0 264 km NW
from Basseterre
Mar 2, 2024 05:00
(St Kitts)
M 4.2 272 km NW
from Basseterre
Mar 1, 2024 06:17
(St Kitts)
M 3.3 141 km WNW
from Basseterre
Feb 23, 2024 21:10
(St Kitts)
M 3.4 276 km W
from Basseterre
Feb 20, 2024 01:23
(St Kitts)
M 3.6 178 km NW
from Basseterre
Feb 20, 2024 01:23
(St Kitts)
M 3.6 147 km NW
from Basseterre
Feb 17, 2024 13:09
(St Kitts)
M 3.3 254 km SE
from Basseterre
Feb 16, 2024 03:59
(St Kitts)
M 3.0 230 km SE
from Basseterre
Feb 13, 2024 00:19
(St Kitts)
M 3.8 297 km NW
from Basseterre
Feb 9, 2024 13:34
(St Kitts)
M 3.3 251 km NW
from Basseterre
Jan 30, 2024 15:55
(St Kitts)
M 3.9 297 km NW
from Basseterre
Jan 30, 2024 12:40
(St Kitts)
M 3.1 296 km NW
from Basseterre

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
29 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.3
Apr 7, 2024 03:31

Average

A total of 299 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Saint Kitts and Nevis in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 29 earthquakes per year, or 2 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Saint Kitts and Nevis roughly every 12 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Saint Kitts and Nevis in 2021. A total of 48 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Saint Kitts and Nevis that year. The strongest had a 5.8 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Saint Kitts and Nevis with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Saint Kitts and Nevis in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Saint Kitts and Nevis 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 Saint Kitts and Nevis (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 276 92.31%
Mag. 5 21 7.02%
Mag. 6 2 0.67%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Saint Kitts and Nevis

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 Saint Kitts and Nevis occurred on Jan 20, 2023 07:23 local time (America/St_Kitts timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.1 and struck 142 kilometers (88 mi) south-southeast of Basseterre, at a depth of 162 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Saint Kitts and Nevis in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.5 earthquake struck on Oct 8, 1974 05:50, 77 kilometers (48 mi) south-southeast of Basseterre. It is the strongest earthquake near Saint Kitts and Nevis 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 Saint Kitts and Nevis 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 Saint Kitts and Nevis.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 20, 2023 07:23
(St Kitts)
M 6.1 142 km SSE
from Basseterre
Mar 19, 2016 07:26
(St Kitts)
M 6.0 228 km ENE
from Basseterre
May 16, 2014 07:01
(St Kitts)
M 5.9 252 km E
from Basseterre
Mar 26, 2021 00:51
(St Kitts)
M 5.8 219 km ESE
from Basseterre
Dec 9, 2023 10:27
(St Kitts)
M 5.7 248 km NW
from Basseterre
Oct 18, 2016 18:08
(St Kitts)
M 5.6 265 km SSE
from Basseterre
Apr 17, 2017 01:23
(St Kitts)
M 5.6 169 km E
from Basseterre
Dec 19, 2014 15:49
(St Kitts)
M 5.6 156 km SE
from Basseterre
May 8, 2022 09:32
(St Kitts)
M 5.5 254 km NW
from Basseterre
Jan 24, 2021 19:21
(St Kitts)
M 5.4 178 km NW
from Basseterre

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Saint Kitts and Nevis

Earthquakes by region of Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Saint Kitts and Nevis.

When was the last earthquake in Saint Kitts and Nevis?

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Saint Kitts and Nevis on the night of April 7, 2024 at 03:31 local time (America/St_Kitts). The center of this earthquake was located 290km west-northwest of Basseterre at a depth of 83km under water in the Caribbean Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Saint Kitts and Nevis in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Saint Kitts and Nevis?

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Saint Kitts and Nevis on the night of October 8, 1974 at 05:50 local time (America/St_Kitts). The center of this earthquake was located 77km east of Basseterre at a depth of 47km under water in the Caribbean Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Saint Kitts and Nevis since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Saint Kitts and Nevis?

In the past 10 years, 299 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Saint Kitts and Nevis. This averages to 30 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 12 days.