Latest earthquakes near Boise, Idaho today

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List of latest earthquakes near Boise.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 24, 2024 12:23PM
(Boise)
M 2.4 81 mi NE
from Boise
May 23, 2024 03:30PM
(Boise)
M 2.1 81 mi NE
from Boise
May 22, 2024 11:20PM
(Boise)
M 2.0 81 mi NE
from Boise
May 22, 2024 08:04PM
(Boise)
M 2.2 81 mi NE
from Boise
May 22, 2024 09:12AM
(Boise)
M 3.0 52 mi N
from Boise
May 22, 2024 09:12AM
(Boise)
M 3.0 52 mi N
from Boise
May 20, 2024 05:40AM
(Boise)
M 2.0 83 mi NE
from Boise
May 20, 2024 01:28AM
(Boise)
M 2.5 73 mi NE
from Boise
May 19, 2024 03:32PM
(Boise)
M 2.2 73 mi NE
from Boise
May 19, 2024 09:38AM
(Boise)
M 2.4 72 mi NE
from Boise
May 19, 2024 08:41AM
(Boise)
M 2.3 72 mi NE
from Boise
May 19, 2024 06:41AM
(Boise)
M 2.4 73 mi NE
from Boise
May 19, 2024 03:21AM
(Boise)
M 2.6 104 mi N
from Boise
May 18, 2024 12:29PM
(Boise)
M 2.1 71 mi NE
from Boise
May 17, 2024 07:55PM
(Boise)
M 2.4 71 mi NE
from Boise
May 17, 2024 03:14PM
(Boise)
M 2.3 72 mi NE
from Boise
May 16, 2024 11:18PM
(Boise)
M 2.1 81 mi NE
from Boise
May 16, 2024 02:45PM
(Boise)
M 2.4 52 mi N
from Boise
May 13, 2024 02:42AM
(Boise)
M 2.6 72 mi NE
from Boise
May 9, 2024 10:51PM
(Boise)
M 2.5 86 mi NE
from Boise
May 9, 2024 10:36PM
(Boise)
M 2.5 86 mi NE
from Boise
May 9, 2024 05:54AM
(Boise)
M 2.4 83 mi NE
from Boise
May 7, 2024 04:02PM
(Boise)
M 2.2 83 mi NE
from Boise
May 7, 2024 11:34AM
(Boise)
M 2.1 84 mi NE
from Boise
May 7, 2024 11:00AM
(Boise)
M 2.5 83 mi NE
from Boise

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Boise

Recent Boise Earthquake News

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

Boise Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
2 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.4
May 24, 2024 12:23

Average

A total of 28 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Boise, Idaho in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 2 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Boise in 2020. A total of 21 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 186 mi of Boise that year. The strongest had a 6.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Boise in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Boise 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 Boise (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 26 92.86%
Mag. 5 1 3.57%
Mag. 6 1 3.57%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Boise

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.5
On Mar 31, 2020 17:52.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.9
On Oct 28, 1983 08:06.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Boise occurred on Mar 31, 2020 17:52 local time (America/Boise timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.5 and struck 80 miles (128 km) north-east of Boise, at a depth of 7 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Boise in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.9 earthquake struck on Oct 28, 1983 08:06, 121 miles (195 km) north-east of Boise. It is the strongest earthquake near Boise 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 Boise, Idaho 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 Boise.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Boise.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 31, 2020 05:52PM
(Boise)
M 6.5 80 mi NE
from Boise
Jan 3, 2015 10:44AM
(Boise)
M 5.0 121 mi ENE
from Boise
Feb 26, 2024 10:25AM
(Boise)
M 4.9 54 mi N
from Boise
Mar 31, 2020 06:27PM
(Boise)
M 4.8 71 mi NE
from Boise
Jun 24, 2020 11:21PM
(Boise)
M 4.6 75 mi NE
from Boise
Mar 31, 2020 08:09PM
(Boise)
M 4.4 72 mi NE
from Boise
May 13, 2020 06:21PM
(Boise)
M 4.4 74 mi NE
from Boise
May 21, 2020 05:33AM
(Boise)
M 4.4 75 mi NE
from Boise
Sep 8, 2020 02:24PM
(Boise)
M 4.4 82 mi NE
from Boise
Jun 9, 2020 07:54AM
(Boise)
M 4.2 75 mi NE
from Boise

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Nearest earthquakes from Boise

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Boise.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 26, 2024 10:25AM
(Boise)
M 4.9 54 mi N
from Boise
Jul 10, 2020 02:15AM
(Boise)
M 4.1 65 mi ENE
from Boise
Nov 23, 2021 05:32AM
(Boise)
M 4.0 65 mi NE
from Boise
Nov 6, 2020 12:29PM
(Boise)
M 4.0 67 mi NE
from Boise
Aug 7, 2020 08:11PM
(Boise)
M 4.2 67 mi NE
from Boise
Jul 10, 2020 02:15AM
(Boise)
M 4.0 68 mi ENE
from Boise
Nov 12, 2021 12:40AM
(Boise)
M 4.0 70 mi NE
from Boise
Mar 31, 2020 06:27PM
(Boise)
M 4.8 71 mi NE
from Boise
Mar 31, 2020 08:09PM
(Boise)
M 4.4 72 mi NE
from Boise
Nov 13, 2020 03:54AM
(Boise)
M 4.1 72 mi NE
from Boise

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Boise

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Boise, Idaho?

A 2.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Boise on the afternoon of May 24, 2024 at 12:23 local time (America/Boise). The center of this earthquake was located 130km north-east of Boise at a depth of 6km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Boise, Idaho in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Boise, Idaho?

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Boise on the morning of October 28, 1983 at 08:06 local time (America/Boise). The center of this earthquake was located 195km east-northeast of Boise at a depth of 10km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Boise since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Boise, Idaho?

In the past 10 years, 28 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Boise. This averages to 3 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 130 days.