Latest earthquakes near Connecticut, The United States today

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List of latest earthquakes near Connecticut.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 24, 2024 03:50AM
(New York)
M 2.9 68 mi WSW
from Stamford
May 21, 2024 11:23AM
(New York)
M 2.1 181 mi NNW
from Hartford
May 4, 2024 11:55PM
(New York)
M 2.0 67 mi WSW
from Stamford
May 1, 2024 07:01AM
(New York)
M 2.6 64 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 27, 2024 09:49AM
(New York)
M 2.9 68 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 19, 2024 10:06PM
(New York)
M 2.1 67 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 19, 2024 04:36PM
(New York)
M 2.4 138 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 10, 2024 10:22AM
(New York)
M 2.6 66 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 7, 2024 11:35AM
(New York)
M 2.2 68 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 6, 2024 06:46AM
(New York)
M 2.4 68 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 5, 2024 05:59PM
(New York)
M 3.7 68 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 5, 2024 04:13PM
(New York)
M 2.0 69 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 5, 2024 03:58PM
(New York)
M 2.0 72 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 5, 2024 01:32PM
(New York)
M 2.2 69 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 5, 2024 01:18PM
(New York)
M 2.1 68 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 5, 2024 01:14PM
(New York)
M 2.0 67 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 5, 2024 12:49PM
(New York)
M 2.0 68 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 5, 2024 11:49AM
(New York)
M 2.0 68 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 5, 2024 11:20AM
(New York)
M 2.1 68 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 5, 2024 10:29AM
(New York)
M 2.6 69 mi WSW
from Stamford
Apr 5, 2024 10:23AM
(New York)
M 4.8 68 mi WSW
from Stamford
Mar 29, 2024 02:25PM
(New York)
M 2.1 60 mi SSW
from Stamford
Mar 28, 2024 08:03AM
(New York)
M 2.1 46 mi SE
from Hartford
Mar 27, 2024 08:56PM
(New York)
M 2.2 140 mi NNE
from Hartford
Mar 14, 2024 03:00PM
(New York)
M 2.2 69 mi WSW
from Stamford

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Recent Connecticut Earthquake News

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

Connecticut Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
0 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.9
May 24, 2024 03:50

Average

A total of 2 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Connecticut, The United States in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Connecticut in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near Connecticut 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 Connecticut (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2 100.0%
Mag. 5 0 0.0%
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 Connecticut

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 4.8
On Apr 5, 2024 10:23.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 4.8
On Apr 5, 2024 10:23.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Connecticut occurred on Apr 5, 2024 10:23 local time (America/New_York timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.8 and struck 68 miles (110 km) west-southwest of Stamford, at a depth of 2 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Connecticut in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Connecticut, 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 Connecticut.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Connecticut.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 5, 2024 10:23AM
(New York)
M 4.8 68 mi WSW
from Stamford
Nov 30, 2017 04:47PM
(New York)
M 4.1 163 mi SW
from Stamford

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Connecticut

Earthquakes by city in Connecticut

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

Use this regional Connecticut earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Norwalk, Danbury, East Norwalk, New Britain, West Hartford, Bristol, Meriden, Hamden, Fairfield, West Haven, Milford, Stratford, City of Milford (balance), East Hartford, Middletown, Enfield, Shelton, Norwich, Trumbull, West Torrington and Torrington.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Connecticut on the night of May 24, 2024 at 03:50 local time (America/New_York). The center of this earthquake was located 109km west-southwest of Stamford at a depth of 7km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Connecticut, The United States in the past hours.

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

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Connecticut on the morning of April 5, 2024 at 10:23 local time (America/New_York). The center of this earthquake was located 110km west-southwest of Stamford at a depth of 3km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Connecticut since the year 1900.

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

In the past 10 years, 2 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Connecticut. This averages to 0 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1825 days.