Latest earthquakes near Eureka, California today

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List of latest earthquakes near Eureka.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 18, 2024 05:48AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 102 mi ESE
from Eureka
Jun 18, 2024 04:43AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.8 145 mi SE
from Eureka
Jun 17, 2024 07:11PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.4 160 mi E
from Eureka
Jun 15, 2024 09:03AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 129 mi SSE
from Eureka
Jun 15, 2024 08:09AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 160 mi SSE
from Eureka
Jun 15, 2024 05:36AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.4 48 mi SW
from Eureka
Jun 14, 2024 05:58PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 21 mi WSW
from Eureka
Jun 14, 2024 11:35AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 72 mi S
from Eureka
Jun 14, 2024 08:11AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.9 173 mi WNW
from Eureka
Jun 13, 2024 01:56AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.8 148 mi SSE
from Eureka
Jun 12, 2024 09:58PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.5 163 mi ESE
from Eureka
Jun 12, 2024 07:48AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.6 153 mi SSE
from Eureka
Jun 12, 2024 02:16AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 153 mi SSE
from Eureka
Jun 11, 2024 11:42PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 25 mi SE
from Eureka
Jun 11, 2024 01:15AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 98 mi NNW
from Eureka
Jun 10, 2024 02:58PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.9 48 mi ENE
from Eureka
Jun 10, 2024 01:01PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 37 mi SSW
from Eureka
Jun 10, 2024 12:33PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 160 mi SSE
from Eureka
Jun 9, 2024 06:41PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 24 mi SW
from Eureka
Jun 8, 2024 11:14PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 155 mi SSE
from Eureka
Jun 8, 2024 02:28PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 154 mi SSE
from Eureka
Jun 8, 2024 12:35PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 155 mi SSE
from Eureka
Jun 8, 2024 12:35PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.9 155 mi SSE
from Eureka
Jun 8, 2024 12:34PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.5 155 mi SSE
from Eureka
Jun 8, 2024 08:36AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 155 mi SSE
from Eureka

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Recent Eureka Earthquake News

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

Eureka Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
22 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.1
Jun 18, 2024 05:48

Average

A total of 220 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Eureka, California in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 22 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Eureka roughly every 16 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Eureka in 2021. A total of 29 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 186 mi of Eureka that year. The strongest had a 6.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Eureka in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Eureka 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 Eureka (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 184 83.64%
Mag. 5 33 15.0%
Mag. 6 3 1.36%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Eureka

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.6
On Dec 8, 2016 06:49.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.4
On Jan 31, 1922 05:17.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Eureka occurred on Dec 8, 2016 06:49 local time (America/Los_Angeles timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.6 and struck 109 miles (176 km) west-southwest of Eureka, at a depth of 6 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Eureka in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.4 earthquake struck on Jan 31, 1922 05:17, 80 miles (129 km) west-southwest of Eureka. It is the strongest earthquake near Eureka 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 Eureka, California 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 Eureka.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Eureka.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 8, 2016 06:49AM
(Los Angeles)
M 6.6 109 mi WSW
from Eureka
Dec 20, 2022 02:34AM
(Los Angeles)
M 6.4 24 mi SW
from Eureka
Dec 20, 2021 12:10PM
(Los Angeles)
M 6.2 29 mi SSW
from Eureka
Jun 4, 2021 01:17AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.9 145 mi NW
from Eureka
Jun 4, 2021 12:52AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.9 150 mi NW
from Eureka
Jan 25, 2018 08:39AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.8 116 mi WSW
from Eureka
Mar 8, 2020 07:59PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.8 57 mi WSW
from Eureka
Dec 20, 2021 12:10PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.7 42 mi SW
from Eureka
Jan 28, 2015 01:08PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.7 41 mi SW
from Eureka
Sep 22, 2017 12:50PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.7 142 mi W
from Eureka

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Nearest earthquakes from Eureka

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Eureka.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 22, 2018 09:24AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.4 12 mi WSW
from Eureka
May 14, 2024 11:39PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.0 14 mi E
from Eureka
Jul 21, 2016 04:09PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.8 15 mi ESE
from Eureka
Oct 23, 2022 11:16AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.1 16 mi S
from Eureka
Dec 20, 2022 07:09AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.0 15 mi SSE
from Eureka
Feb 6, 2019 10:23AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.4 17 mi E
from Eureka
Dec 20, 2022 02:06PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.4 19 mi SSW
from Eureka
Sep 30, 2023 08:26AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.7 18 mi SSW
from Eureka
Oct 16, 2023 03:31AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.0 19 mi W
from Eureka
Dec 24, 2022 11:33AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.2 19 mi SSE
from Eureka

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Eureka

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Eureka, California?

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Eureka on the night of June 18, 2024 at 05:48 local time (America/Los_Angeles). The center of this earthquake was located 164km east-southeast of Eureka at a depth of 33km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Eureka, California in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Eureka, California?

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Eureka on the night of January 31, 1922 at 05:17 local time (America/Los_Angeles). The center of this earthquake was located 129km west-northwest of Eureka at a depth of 15km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Eureka since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Eureka, California?

In the past 10 years, 220 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Eureka. This averages to 22 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 17 days.