Latest earthquakes near Los Angeles, California today

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List of latest earthquakes near Los Angeles.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 18, 2024 05:26AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.5 175 mi ESE
from Los Angeles
Jun 18, 2024 03:03AM
(Los Angeles)
M 3.3 172 mi SSE
from Los Angeles
Jun 17, 2024 08:13PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 111 mi ESE
from Los Angeles
Jun 17, 2024 06:12PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 39 mi E
from Los Angeles
Jun 16, 2024 02:29PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 135 mi SE
from Los Angeles
Jun 16, 2024 12:19AM
(Los Angeles)
M 3.3 124 mi NNE
from Los Angeles
Jun 15, 2024 11:33PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 175 mi ESE
from Los Angeles
Jun 14, 2024 09:35PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.4 145 mi N
from Los Angeles
Jun 14, 2024 06:22PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 144 mi N
from Los Angeles
Jun 14, 2024 03:00PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.6 173 mi ESE
from Los Angeles
Jun 14, 2024 11:48AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.9 100 mi SW
from Los Angeles
Jun 14, 2024 09:24AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 146 mi SE
from Los Angeles
Jun 12, 2024 05:02AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 127 mi ESE
from Los Angeles
Jun 12, 2024 04:23AM
(Los Angeles)
M 3.4 123 mi E
from Los Angeles
Jun 11, 2024 11:41PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 88 mi ESE
from Los Angeles
Jun 11, 2024 10:02AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 173 mi NW
from Los Angeles
Jun 10, 2024 07:41PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 163 mi SSE
from Los Angeles
Jun 10, 2024 04:51AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 47 mi S
from Los Angeles
Jun 9, 2024 07:12PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 58 mi E
from Los Angeles
Jun 9, 2024 08:06AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 78 mi E
from Los Angeles
Jun 9, 2024 04:42AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 18 mi SW
from Los Angeles
Jun 8, 2024 06:19PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 144 mi NNE
from Los Angeles
Jun 8, 2024 04:34PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 127 mi ESE
from Los Angeles
Jun 8, 2024 04:33PM
(Los Angeles)
M 3.3 127 mi ESE
from Los Angeles
Jun 8, 2024 05:32AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 4 mi E
from Los Angeles

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Recent Los Angeles Earthquake News

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

Los Angeles Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
23 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.5
Jun 18, 2024 05:26

Average

A total of 233 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Los Angeles, 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 Los Angeles roughly every 15 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Los Angeles in 2019. A total of 125 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 186 mi of Los Angeles that year. The strongest had a 7.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Los Angeles in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 220 94.42%
Mag. 5 11 4.72%
Mag. 6 1 0.43%
Mag. 7 1 0.43%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Los Angeles

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 Los Angeles occurred on Jul 5, 2019 20:19 local time (America/Los_Angeles timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.1 and struck 124 miles (200 km) north-northeast of Los Angeles, at a depth of 5 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Los Angeles in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.5 earthquake struck on Jul 21, 1952 04:52, 76 miles (122 km) north-northeast of Los Angeles. It is the strongest earthquake near Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles, 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 Los Angeles.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Los Angeles.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 5, 2019 08:19PM
(Los Angeles)
M 7.1 124 mi NNE
from Los Angeles
Jul 4, 2019 10:33AM
(Los Angeles)
M 6.4 122 mi NNE
from Los Angeles
Jun 24, 2020 10:40AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.8 166 mi N
from Los Angeles
Jun 3, 2020 06:32PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.5 117 mi NNE
from Los Angeles
Jul 5, 2019 08:47PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.5 130 mi NNE
from Los Angeles
Jul 5, 2019 09:18PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.4 132 mi NNE
from Los Angeles
Jul 5, 2019 04:07AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.4 124 mi NNE
from Los Angeles
Apr 5, 2018 12:29PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.3 86 mi W
from Los Angeles
Jun 5, 2021 10:55AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.3 163 mi ESE
from Los Angeles
Jun 10, 2016 01:04AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.2 112 mi ESE
from Los Angeles

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Nearest earthquakes from Los Angeles

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Los Angeles.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Sep 18, 2020 11:38PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.5 9 mi E
from Los Angeles
Apr 5, 2021 04:44AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.0 9 mi SSW
from Los Angeles
Sep 17, 2021 07:58PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.3 16 mi S
from Los Angeles
Jul 30, 2020 04:29AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.2 21 mi NNW
from Los Angeles
Aug 28, 2018 07:33PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.4 27 mi ENE
from Los Angeles
Jan 25, 2023 02:00AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.2 29 mi WSW
from Los Angeles
Jan 1, 2024 08:27AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.1 34 mi SSW
from Los Angeles
May 1, 2024 01:49PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.1 38 mi ESE
from Los Angeles
Feb 9, 2024 01:47PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.6 38 mi W
from Los Angeles
Jan 5, 2024 10:55AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.2 45 mi ENE
from Los Angeles

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Los Angeles, California?

A 2.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Los Angeles on the night of June 18, 2024 at 05:26 local time (America/Los_Angeles). The center of this earthquake was located 282km east-southeast of Los Angeles at a depth of 9km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Los Angeles, California in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Los Angeles, California?

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Los Angeles on the night of July 21, 1952 at 04:52 local time (America/Los_Angeles). The center of this earthquake was located 122km northwest of Los Angeles at a depth of 6km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Los Angeles since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Los Angeles, California?

In the past 10 years, 233 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Los Angeles. This averages to 23 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 16 days.