Latest earthquakes near Kansas, The United States today

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List of latest earthquakes near Kansas.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 18, 2024 02:33AM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 69 mi S
from Wichita
Jun 14, 2024 03:01AM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 68 mi S
from Wichita
Jun 13, 2024 07:34PM
(Chicago)
M 2.2 151 mi SSE
from Wichita
Jun 13, 2024 07:23AM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 137 mi SSW
from Wichita
Jun 11, 2024 09:25AM
(Chicago)
M 2.2 148 mi SSW
from Wichita
Jun 8, 2024 09:10PM
(Chicago)
M 2.2 73 mi NNW
from Wichita
Jun 7, 2024 10:57PM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 119 mi SSW
from Wichita
May 30, 2024 05:04AM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 147 mi SSW
from Wichita
May 30, 2024 03:12AM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 146 mi SSW
from Wichita
May 29, 2024 05:07PM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 139 mi S
from Wichita
May 29, 2024 06:39AM
(Chicago)
M 2.2 147 mi SSW
from Wichita
May 28, 2024 06:40AM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 150 mi SSW
from Wichita
May 27, 2024 04:14PM
(Chicago)
M 2.7 83 mi N
from Wichita
May 26, 2024 01:39AM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 151 mi SSE
from Wichita
May 24, 2024 03:07PM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 130 mi S
from Wichita
May 23, 2024 12:01PM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 172 mi SE
from Wichita
May 22, 2024 03:39AM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 180 mi S
from Wichita
May 17, 2024 10:54PM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 152 mi SSE
from Wichita
May 17, 2024 04:05AM
(Chicago)
M 2.7 185 mi SW
from Dodge City
May 13, 2024 06:18PM
(Chicago)
M 2.4 147 mi SSW
from Wichita
May 13, 2024 10:20AM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 148 mi SSW
from Wichita
May 12, 2024 08:41PM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 147 mi SSW
from Wichita
May 10, 2024 11:37PM
(Chicago)
M 2.9 98 mi S
from Wichita
May 9, 2024 08:18AM
(Chicago)
M 2.8 140 mi S
from Wichita
May 8, 2024 06:10AM
(Chicago)
M 2.5 148 mi NNW
from Wichita

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Kansas

Recent Kansas Earthquake News

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

Kansas Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
9 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.1
Jun 18, 2024 02:33

Average

A total of 98 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Kansas, The United States in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 9 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Kansas in 2015. A total of 32 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 186 mi of Kansas that year. The strongest had a 4.7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Kansas in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Kansas 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 Kansas (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 94 95.92%
Mag. 5 4 4.08%
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 Kansas

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.8
On Sep 3, 2016 07:02.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 5.8
On Sep 3, 2016 07:02.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Kansas occurred on Sep 3, 2016 07:02 local time (America/Chicago timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.8 and struck 90 miles (145 km) south-southeast of Wichita, at a depth of 4 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Kansas in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Kansas.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 3, 2016 07:02AM
(Chicago)
M 5.8 90 mi SSE
from Wichita
Feb 2, 2024 11:24PM
(Chicago)
M 5.1 152 mi SSE
from Wichita
Feb 13, 2016 11:07AM
(Chicago)
M 5.1 112 mi SW
from Wichita
Nov 6, 2016 07:44PM
(Chicago)
M 5.0 121 mi SSE
from Wichita
Nov 12, 2014 03:40PM
(Chicago)
M 4.9 33 mi SSW
from Wichita
Nov 19, 2015 01:42AM
(Chicago)
M 4.7 94 mi SW
from Wichita
Jan 6, 2016 10:27PM
(Chicago)
M 4.7 109 mi SW
from Wichita
Jan 6, 2016 10:27PM
(Chicago)
M 4.7 112 mi SW
from Wichita
Nov 30, 2015 03:49AM
(Chicago)
M 4.7 76 mi SSW
from Wichita
Apr 7, 2018 07:16AM
(Chicago)
M 4.6 98 mi S
from Wichita

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Kansas

Earthquakes by city in Kansas

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

Use this regional Kansas earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Lawrence, Shawnee, Manhattan, Lenexa, Salina, Hutchinson, Leavenworth, Leawood, Garden City, Emporia, Junction City, Derby, Prairie Village, Hays, Gardner, Liberal, Pittsburg, Newton and Great Bend.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Kansas on the night of June 18, 2024 at 02:33 local time (America/Chicago). The center of this earthquake was located 111km south of Wichita at a depth of 8km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Kansas, The United States in the past hours.

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

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Kansas on the morning of September 3, 2016 at 07:02 local time (America/Chicago). The center of this earthquake was located 145km south-southeast of Wichita at a depth of 6km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Kansas since the year 1900.

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

In the past 10 years, 98 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Kansas. This averages to 10 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 37 days.