Latest earthquakes near Delaware, The United States today

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List of latest earthquakes near Delaware.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 24, 2024 03:50AM
(New York)
M 2.9 78 mi NNE
from Wilmington
May 4, 2024 11:55PM
(New York)
M 2.0 78 mi NNE
from Wilmington
May 1, 2024 07:01AM
(New York)
M 2.6 81 mi NE
from Wilmington
Apr 27, 2024 09:49AM
(New York)
M 2.9 78 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Apr 19, 2024 10:06PM
(New York)
M 2.1 80 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Apr 19, 2024 04:36PM
(New York)
M 2.4 45 mi NNW
from Wilmington
Apr 10, 2024 10:22AM
(New York)
M 2.6 79 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Apr 8, 2024 10:46PM
(New York)
M 2.3 176 mi SW
from Wilmington
Apr 7, 2024 11:35AM
(New York)
M 2.2 76 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Apr 6, 2024 06:46AM
(New York)
M 2.4 78 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Apr 5, 2024 05:59PM
(New York)
M 3.7 78 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Apr 5, 2024 04:13PM
(New York)
M 2.0 76 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Apr 5, 2024 03:58PM
(New York)
M 2.0 71 mi NE
from Wilmington
Apr 5, 2024 01:32PM
(New York)
M 2.2 75 mi NE
from Wilmington
Apr 5, 2024 01:18PM
(New York)
M 2.1 78 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Apr 5, 2024 01:14PM
(New York)
M 2.0 78 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Apr 5, 2024 12:49PM
(New York)
M 2.0 76 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Apr 5, 2024 11:49AM
(New York)
M 2.0 80 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Apr 5, 2024 11:20AM
(New York)
M 2.1 78 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Apr 5, 2024 10:29AM
(New York)
M 2.6 77 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Apr 5, 2024 10:23AM
(New York)
M 4.8 78 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Mar 29, 2024 02:25PM
(New York)
M 2.1 89 mi ENE
from Wilmington
Mar 14, 2024 03:00PM
(New York)
M 2.2 76 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Jan 2, 2024 12:51AM
(New York)
M 2.3 98 mi WSW
from Wilmington
May 19, 2023 01:53AM
(New York)
M 2.2 122 mi NE
from Wilmington

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Recent Delaware Earthquake News

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

Delaware 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 Delaware, The United States in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Delaware in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near Delaware 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 Delaware (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 Delaware

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 Delaware occurred on Apr 5, 2024 10:23 local time (America/New_York timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.8 and struck 78 miles (125 km) north-northeast of Wilmington, at a depth of 2 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Delaware in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Delaware.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 5, 2024 10:23AM
(New York)
M 4.8 78 mi NNE
from Wilmington
Nov 30, 2017 04:47PM
(New York)
M 4.1 39 mi S
from Wilmington

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Delaware

Earthquakes by city in Delaware

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

Use this regional Delaware earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Dover, Newark, Middletown and Bear.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Delaware on the night of May 24, 2024 at 03:50 local time (America/New_York). The center of this earthquake was located 126km north-northeast of Wilmington at a depth of 7km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Delaware, The United States in the past hours.

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

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Delaware on the morning of April 5, 2024 at 10:23 local time (America/New_York). The center of this earthquake was located 125km north-northeast of Wilmington at a depth of 3km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Delaware since the year 1900.

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

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