Latest earthquakes near Arizona, The United States today

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List of latest earthquakes near Arizona.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 24, 2024 02:33AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.0 131 mi SW
from Lake Havasu City
May 23, 2024 12:34PM
(Phoenix)
M 2.1 113 mi NNW
from Lake Havasu City
May 21, 2024 07:36PM
(Phoenix)
M 2.0 181 mi W
from Lake Havasu City
May 20, 2024 10:30AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.3 128 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 20, 2024 05:17AM
(Phoenix)
M 4.1 139 mi SW
from Lake Havasu City
May 20, 2024 02:43AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.2 129 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 20, 2024 01:43AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.9 129 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 19, 2024 06:04PM
(Phoenix)
M 2.1 175 mi NW
from Flagstaff
May 19, 2024 01:59PM
(Phoenix)
M 2.8 127 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 19, 2024 12:23PM
(Phoenix)
M 2.1 127 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 19, 2024 11:23AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.2 128 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 19, 2024 05:57AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.0 136 mi SW
from Lake Havasu City
May 19, 2024 04:55AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.6 129 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 19, 2024 04:31AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.4 129 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 19, 2024 03:38AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.0 186 mi WSW
from Surprise
May 19, 2024 01:25AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.0 128 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 19, 2024 01:23AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.3 127 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 19, 2024 01:00AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.2 129 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 19, 2024 01:00AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.0 129 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 19, 2024 12:51AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.2 127 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 19, 2024 12:34AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.2 129 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 19, 2024 12:26AM
(Phoenix)
M 2.0 129 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 18, 2024 11:09PM
(Phoenix)
M 2.4 129 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 18, 2024 09:46PM
(Phoenix)
M 2.2 129 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
May 18, 2024 09:35PM
(Phoenix)
M 2.0 129 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Arizona

Recent Arizona Earthquake News

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

Arizona Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
10 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2
May 24, 2024 02:33

Average

A total of 109 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Arizona, The United States in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 10 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Arizona in 2021. A total of 24 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 186 mi of Arizona that year. The strongest had a 5.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Arizona in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Arizona 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 Arizona (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 104 95.41%
Mag. 5 5 4.59%
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 Arizona

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.5
On Mar 6, 2020 20:52.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.3
On Jun 28, 1992 04:57.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Arizona occurred on Mar 6, 2020 20:52 local time (America/Phoenix timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.5 and struck 186 miles (299 km) south-west of Maryvale, at a depth of 6 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Arizona in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.3 earthquake struck on Jun 28, 1992 04:57, 122 miles (197 km) south-west of Lake Havasu City. It is the strongest earthquake near Arizona 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 Arizona, The United States 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 Arizona.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Arizona.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 6, 2020 08:52PM
(Phoenix)
M 5.5 186 mi SW
from Maryvale
Jun 28, 2014 09:59PM
(Phoenix)
M 5.3 106 mi ENE
from Tucson
Jun 5, 2021 10:55AM
(Phoenix)
M 5.3 119 mi SW
from Lake Havasu City
Jul 31, 2021 02:19PM
(Phoenix)
M 5.2 162 mi SE
from Tucson
Jun 10, 2016 01:04AM
(Phoenix)
M 5.2 142 mi WSW
from Lake Havasu City
Apr 3, 2020 06:53PM
(Phoenix)
M 4.9 143 mi WSW
from Lake Havasu City
Sep 30, 2020 05:31PM
(Phoenix)
M 4.9 122 mi SW
from Lake Havasu City
May 12, 2024 11:22AM
(Phoenix)
M 4.9 152 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City
Dec 1, 2023 12:43AM
(Phoenix)
M 4.8 149 mi SW
from Lake Havasu City
Mar 31, 2021 01:56AM
(Phoenix)
M 4.8 154 mi SSW
from Lake Havasu City

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Arizona

Earthquakes by city in Arizona

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Arizona, The United States.

Use this regional Arizona earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Yuma, Ahwatukee Foothills, San Tan Valley, Avondale, Goodyear, Casas Adobes, Central City, Encanto, Casa Grande, Buckeye, Catalina Foothills, Maricopa, Oro Valley, Sierra Vista, Prescott Valley, Prescott, Marana, Bullhead City, Apache Junction, Sun City and Queen Creek.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Arizona, The United States?

A 2 magnitude earthquake hit near Arizona on the night of May 24, 2024 at 02:33 local time (America/Phoenix). The center of this earthquake was located 211km southwest of Lake Havasu City at a depth of 3km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Arizona, The United States in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Arizona, The United States?

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Arizona on the night of June 28, 1992 at 04:57 local time (America/Phoenix). The center of this earthquake was located 197km west of Lake Havasu City at a depth of -0km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Arizona since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Arizona, The United States?

In the past 10 years, 109 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Arizona. This averages to 11 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 33 days.