Latest earthquakes near San Jose, California today

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List of latest earthquakes near San Jose.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 18, 2024 07:16AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.4 66 mi N
from San Jose
Jun 18, 2024 04:43AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.8 150 mi N
from San Jose
Jun 17, 2024 04:32AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.6 47 mi SE
from San Jose
Jun 16, 2024 06:21PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.8 60 mi SE
from San Jose
Jun 15, 2024 11:29PM
(Los Angeles)
M 3.0 16 mi ESE
from San Jose
Jun 15, 2024 09:03AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 140 mi NNW
from San Jose
Jun 15, 2024 08:09AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 109 mi NNW
from San Jose
Jun 14, 2024 11:00PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 19 mi NNW
from San Jose
Jun 14, 2024 02:22AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.4 137 mi E
from San Jose
Jun 13, 2024 10:25PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.9 11 mi NNE
from San Jose
Jun 13, 2024 04:42PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.7 71 mi SE
from San Jose
Jun 13, 2024 08:44AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 105 mi E
from San Jose
Jun 13, 2024 01:56AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.8 121 mi NNW
from San Jose
Jun 12, 2024 07:48AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.6 115 mi NNW
from San Jose
Jun 12, 2024 02:16AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 116 mi NNW
from San Jose
Jun 11, 2024 10:42PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.4 50 mi NNW
from San Jose
Jun 11, 2024 06:56PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 152 mi ESE
from San Jose
Jun 11, 2024 10:02AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 134 mi SE
from San Jose
Jun 10, 2024 12:33PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 108 mi NNW
from San Jose
Jun 10, 2024 12:11AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.6 30 mi SSE
from San Jose
Jun 9, 2024 04:01AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.7 106 mi NNE
from San Jose
Jun 9, 2024 02:25AM
(Los Angeles)
M 3.2 30 mi SSE
from San Jose
Jun 8, 2024 11:14PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 113 mi NNW
from San Jose
Jun 8, 2024 08:40PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 175 mi NNE
from San Jose
Jun 8, 2024 02:28PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 114 mi NNW
from San Jose

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Recent San Jose Earthquake News

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

San Jose Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
10 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.4
Jun 18, 2024 07:16

Average

A total of 100 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of San Jose, California 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 San Jose in 2021. A total of 21 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 186 mi of San Jose that year. The strongest had a 6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of San Jose in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near San Jose 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 San Jose (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 90 90.0%
Mag. 5 8 8.0%
Mag. 6 2 2.0%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near San Jose

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6
On Aug 24, 2014 03:20.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.9
On Apr 18, 1906 05:12.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near San Jose occurred on Aug 24, 2014 03:20 local time (America/Los_Angeles timezone). It had a magnitude of 6 and struck 65 miles (104 km) north-northwest of San Jose, at a depth of 7 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near San Jose in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.9 earthquake struck on Apr 18, 1906 05:12, 46 miles (74 km) north-northwest of San Jose. It is the strongest earthquake near San Jose 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 San Jose, 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 San Jose.

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List of strongest earthquakes near San Jose.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 24, 2014 03:20AM
(Los Angeles)
M 6.0 65 mi NNW
from San Jose
Jul 8, 2021 03:49PM
(Los Angeles)
M 6.0 153 mi ENE
from San Jose
Dec 28, 2016 12:18AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.6 178 mi ENE
from San Jose
Dec 28, 2016 12:22AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.6 179 mi ENE
from San Jose
Dec 28, 2016 01:13AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.5 178 mi ENE
from San Jose
Apr 11, 2020 07:36AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.2 180 mi ENE
from San Jose
Aug 9, 2016 07:57PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.1 146 mi NNW
from San Jose
Oct 25, 2022 11:42AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.1 12 mi E
from San Jose
Dec 14, 2016 08:41AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.0 115 mi NNW
from San Jose
Jul 8, 2021 03:50PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.0 153 mi ENE
from San Jose

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Nearest earthquakes from San Jose

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

List of nearest earthquakes from San Jose.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Oct 9, 2017 05:53PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.1 12 mi E
from San Jose
Oct 25, 2022 11:42AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.1 12 mi E
from San Jose
Jul 21, 2015 02:41AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.0 17 mi NNW
from San Jose
Sep 18, 2023 09:13PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.5 34 mi ENE
from San Jose
Sep 18, 2023 05:15PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.0 34 mi ENE
from San Jose
Jul 16, 2019 01:11PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.3 34 mi NNE
from San Jose
Mar 31, 2017 03:55AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.0 35 mi SSE
from San Jose
Jan 16, 2021 08:01PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.2 36 mi SSE
from San Jose
Aug 17, 2015 06:49AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.0 39 mi NNW
from San Jose
Jan 4, 2018 02:39AM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.4 41 mi NNW
from San Jose

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in San Jose, California?

A 2.4 magnitude earthquake hit near San Jose on the morning of June 18, 2024 at 07:16 local time (America/Los_Angeles). The center of this earthquake was located 106km north of San Jose at a depth of 23km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near San Jose, California in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near San Jose, California?

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit near San Jose on the night of April 18, 1906 at 05:12 local time (America/Los_Angeles). The center of this earthquake was located 74km northwest of San Jose at a depth of 12km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near San Jose since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near San Jose, California?

In the past 10 years, 100 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from San Jose. This averages to 10 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 37 days.