Latest earthquakes near Turks and Caicos Islands today

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List of latest earthquakes near Turks and Caicos Islands.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 25, 2024 15:45
(Grand Turk)
M 3.0 299 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
May 25, 2024 00:44
(Grand Turk)
M 3.3 291 km SE
from Cockburn Town
May 24, 2024 20:13
(Grand Turk)
M 3.0 242 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
May 21, 2024 05:50
(Grand Turk)
M 3.1 299 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
May 19, 2024 16:59
(Grand Turk)
M 3.1 187 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
May 18, 2024 17:15
(Grand Turk)
M 3.5 177 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
May 17, 2024 22:33
(Grand Turk)
M 3.1 185 km SSW
from Cockburn Town
May 16, 2024 19:44
(Grand Turk)
M 3.0 170 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
May 16, 2024 17:15
(Grand Turk)
M 3.5 177 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
May 15, 2024 07:19
(Grand Turk)
M 3.0 238 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
May 8, 2024 16:39
(Grand Turk)
M 3.1 226 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
May 8, 2024 07:24
(Grand Turk)
M 3.1 290 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
May 7, 2024 14:34
(Grand Turk)
M 3.0 258 km S
from Cockburn Town
May 2, 2024 10:32
(Grand Turk)
M 3.2 162 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
May 1, 2024 17:22
(Grand Turk)
M 3.0 274 km S
from Cockburn Town
Apr 30, 2024 11:05
(Grand Turk)
M 3.1 204 km SW
from Cockburn Town
Apr 30, 2024 07:07
(Grand Turk)
M 3.0 221 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
Apr 25, 2024 21:03
(Grand Turk)
M 3.0 170 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
Apr 25, 2024 20:11
(Grand Turk)
M 3.2 167 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
Apr 25, 2024 19:46
(Grand Turk)
M 3.1 169 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
Apr 25, 2024 07:15
(Grand Turk)
M 3.1 251 km S
from Cockburn Town
Apr 24, 2024 20:15
(Grand Turk)
M 3.1 155 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
Apr 22, 2024 20:29
(Grand Turk)
M 3.1 186 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
Apr 22, 2024 07:13
(Grand Turk)
M 3.3 227 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
Apr 19, 2024 03:28
(Grand Turk)
M 3.2 257 km SW
from Cockburn Town

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Turks and Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos Islands Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
7 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3
May 25, 2024 15:45

Average

A total of 76 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Turks and Caicos Islands in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 7 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Turks and Caicos Islands in 2022. A total of 16 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Turks and Caicos Islands that year. The strongest had a 4.7 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Turks and Caicos Islands with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Turks and Caicos Islands in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Turks and Caicos Islands 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 Turks and Caicos Islands (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 72 94.74%
Mag. 5 4 5.26%
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 Turks and Caicos Islands

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.9
On Oct 6, 2018 20:11.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.1
On Apr 21, 1948 15:22.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Turks and Caicos Islands occurred on Oct 6, 2018 20:11 local time (America/Grand_Turk timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.9 and struck 251 kilometers (156 mi) south-west of Cockburn Town, at a depth of 24 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Turks and Caicos Islands in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.1 earthquake struck on Apr 21, 1948 15:22, 286 kilometers (178 mi) south-west of Cockburn Town. It is the strongest earthquake near Turks and Caicos Islands 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 Turks and Caicos Islands 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 Turks and Caicos Islands.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Turks and Caicos Islands.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Oct 6, 2018 20:11
(Grand Turk)
M 5.9 251 km SW
from Cockburn Town
Oct 7, 2018 16:00
(Grand Turk)
M 5.4 251 km SW
from Cockburn Town
Sep 23, 2018 01:45
(Grand Turk)
M 5.2 202 km S
from Cockburn Town
Nov 10, 2023 12:22
(Grand Turk)
M 5.0 209 km SSW
from Cockburn Town
Jun 21, 2023 09:28
(Grand Turk)
M 4.8 179 km SW
from Cockburn Town
May 18, 2023 04:43
(Grand Turk)
M 4.8 194 km S
from Cockburn Town
May 31, 2020 03:44
(Grand Turk)
M 4.7 211 km SW
from Cockburn Town
Jul 31, 2022 12:37
(Grand Turk)
M 4.7 181 km SSW
from Cockburn Town
Oct 30, 2023 03:54
(Grand Turk)
M 4.6 180 km SSE
from Cockburn Town
Feb 26, 2017 21:04
(Grand Turk)
M 4.5 298 km SSE
from Cockburn Town

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Turks and Caicos Islands

Earthquakes by region of Turks and Caicos Islands

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Turks and Caicos Islands.

When was the last earthquake in Turks and Caicos Islands?

A 3 magnitude earthquake hit near Turks and Caicos Islands on the afternoon of May 25, 2024 at 15:45 local time (America/Grand_Turk). The center of this earthquake was located 299km south-southeast of Cockburn Town at a depth of 36km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Turks and Caicos Islands in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Turks and Caicos Islands?

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Turks and Caicos Islands on the afternoon of April 21, 1948 at 15:22 local time (America/Grand_Turk). The center of this earthquake was located 286km south-southeast of Cockburn Town at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Turks and Caicos Islands since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Turks and Caicos Islands?

In the past 10 years, 76 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Turks and Caicos Islands. This averages to 8 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 48 days.