Latest earthquakes near Huntington Beach, California today

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List of latest earthquakes near Huntington Beach.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 29, 2024 05:04PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 37 mi WNW
from Huntington Beach
May 29, 2024 07:15AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 24 mi ENE
from Huntington Beach
May 29, 2024 12:20AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 175 mi SE
from Huntington Beach
May 28, 2024 07:28PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 119 mi ESE
from Huntington Beach
May 28, 2024 12:11PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 83 mi NW
from Huntington Beach
May 28, 2024 09:44AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 76 mi ESE
from Huntington Beach
May 28, 2024 12:45AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.5 45 mi NE
from Huntington Beach
May 27, 2024 09:23AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 74 mi E
from Huntington Beach
May 27, 2024 05:52AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.6 139 mi SSE
from Huntington Beach
May 27, 2024 04:43AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 101 mi ESE
from Huntington Beach
May 26, 2024 10:58PM
(Los Angeles)
M 3.5 94 mi ESE
from Huntington Beach
May 26, 2024 10:18PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.6 39 mi NE
from Huntington Beach
May 26, 2024 08:29PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 58 mi WNW
from Huntington Beach
May 24, 2024 06:43AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.7 50 mi SSW
from Huntington Beach
May 24, 2024 04:37AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 124 mi N
from Huntington Beach
May 24, 2024 02:33AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 116 mi ESE
from Huntington Beach
May 23, 2024 08:44PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 173 mi N
from Huntington Beach
May 23, 2024 07:11PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 142 mi SE
from Huntington Beach
May 22, 2024 08:24PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 54 mi NW
from Huntington Beach
May 22, 2024 06:46PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 94 mi NW
from Huntington Beach
May 21, 2024 07:36PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 43 mi NE
from Huntington Beach
May 21, 2024 10:20AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.9 163 mi NNE
from Huntington Beach
May 20, 2024 10:30AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 152 mi ESE
from Huntington Beach
May 20, 2024 07:35AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 152 mi N
from Huntington Beach
May 20, 2024 05:17AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.1 123 mi ESE
from Huntington Beach

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Recent Huntington Beach Earthquake News

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

Huntington Beach Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
23 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2
May 29, 2024 17:04

Average

A total of 238 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Huntington Beach, California in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 23 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Huntington Beach roughly every 15 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Huntington Beach in 2019. A total of 124 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 186 mi of Huntington Beach that year. The strongest had a 7.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Huntington Beach in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Huntington Beach 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 Huntington Beach (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 226 94.96%
Mag. 5 10 4.2%
Mag. 6 1 0.42%
Mag. 7 1 0.42%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Huntington Beach

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.1
On Jul 5, 2019 20:19.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.5
On Jul 21, 1952 04:52.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Huntington Beach occurred on Jul 5, 2019 20:19 local time (America/Los_Angeles timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.1 and struck 147 miles (237 km) north of Huntington Beach, at a depth of 5 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Huntington Beach in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.5 earthquake struck on Jul 21, 1952 04:52, 106 miles (171 km) north of Huntington Beach. It is the strongest earthquake near Huntington Beach 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 Huntington Beach, 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 Huntington Beach.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Huntington Beach.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 5, 2019 08:19PM
(Los Angeles)
M 7.1 147 mi N
from Huntington Beach
Jul 4, 2019 10:33AM
(Los Angeles)
M 6.4 144 mi N
from Huntington Beach
Jun 3, 2020 06:32PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.5 139 mi NNE
from Huntington Beach
Jul 5, 2019 08:47PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.5 155 mi N
from Huntington Beach
Jul 5, 2019 04:07AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.4 147 mi N
from Huntington Beach
Jul 5, 2019 09:18PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.4 157 mi N
from Huntington Beach
Apr 5, 2018 12:29PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.3 100 mi W
from Huntington Beach
Jun 5, 2021 10:55AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.3 141 mi ESE
from Huntington Beach
Jun 10, 2016 01:04AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.2 91 mi E
from Huntington Beach
Aug 20, 2023 02:41PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.1 86 mi NW
from Huntington Beach

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Nearest earthquakes from Huntington Beach

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Huntington Beach.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Sep 17, 2021 07:58PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.3 19 mi NW
from Huntington Beach
Jan 1, 2024 08:27AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.1 22 mi WSW
from Huntington Beach
May 1, 2024 01:49PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.1 23 mi ENE
from Huntington Beach
Sep 18, 2020 11:38PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.5 27 mi N
from Huntington Beach
Apr 5, 2021 04:44AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.0 27 mi NW
from Huntington Beach
Jan 25, 2018 02:09AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.0 30 mi E
from Huntington Beach
Aug 28, 2018 07:33PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.4 35 mi NNE
from Huntington Beach
Jun 1, 2014 07:36PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.2 41 mi NW
from Huntington Beach
Sep 10, 2019 01:21PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.0 42 mi E
from Huntington Beach
Jan 25, 2023 02:00AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.2 43 mi WNW
from Huntington Beach

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Huntington Beach, California?

A 2 magnitude earthquake hit near Huntington Beach on the afternoon of May 29, 2024 at 17:04 local time (America/Los_Angeles). The center of this earthquake was located 60km west-northwest of Huntington Beach at a depth of 10km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Huntington Beach, California in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Huntington Beach, California?

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Huntington Beach on the night of July 21, 1952 at 04:52 local time (America/Los_Angeles). The center of this earthquake was located 171km north-northwest of Huntington Beach at a depth of 6km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Huntington Beach since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Huntington Beach, California?

In the past 10 years, 238 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Huntington Beach. This averages to 24 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 15 days.