Latest earthquakes near Massachusetts, The United States today

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List of latest earthquakes near Massachusetts.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 24, 2024 03:50AM
(New York)
M 2.9 148 mi SW
from Springfield
May 21, 2024 11:23AM
(New York)
M 2.1 169 mi NW
from Worcester
May 4, 2024 11:55PM
(New York)
M 2.0 148 mi SW
from Springfield
May 1, 2024 07:01AM
(New York)
M 2.6 145 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 27, 2024 09:49AM
(New York)
M 2.9 149 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 19, 2024 10:06PM
(New York)
M 2.1 147 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 10, 2024 10:22AM
(New York)
M 2.6 147 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 7, 2024 11:35AM
(New York)
M 2.2 149 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 6, 2024 06:46AM
(New York)
M 2.4 148 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 5, 2024 05:59PM
(New York)
M 3.7 149 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 5, 2024 04:13PM
(New York)
M 2.0 150 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 5, 2024 03:58PM
(New York)
M 2.0 154 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 5, 2024 01:32PM
(New York)
M 2.2 150 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 5, 2024 01:18PM
(New York)
M 2.1 148 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 5, 2024 01:14PM
(New York)
M 2.0 148 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 5, 2024 12:49PM
(New York)
M 2.0 149 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 5, 2024 11:49AM
(New York)
M 2.0 147 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 5, 2024 11:20AM
(New York)
M 2.1 149 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 5, 2024 10:29AM
(New York)
M 2.6 149 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 5, 2024 10:23AM
(New York)
M 4.8 149 mi SW
from Springfield
Mar 29, 2024 02:25PM
(New York)
M 2.1 147 mi SSW
from Springfield
Mar 28, 2024 08:03AM
(New York)
M 2.0 62 mi S
from Worcester
Mar 27, 2024 08:56PM
(New York)
M 2.2 86 mi NNW
from Boston
Mar 14, 2024 03:00PM
(New York)
M 2.2 150 mi SW
from Springfield
Jan 3, 2024 02:49PM
(New York)
M 2.0 47 mi NNW
from Lowell

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Massachusetts

Recent Massachusetts Earthquake News

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

Massachusetts 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 1 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Massachusetts, The United States in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Massachusetts in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1 100.0%
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 Massachusetts

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 Massachusetts occurred on Apr 5, 2024 10:23 local time (America/New_York timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.8 and struck 149 miles (239 km) south-west of Springfield, at a depth of 2 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Massachusetts in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Massachusetts.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 5, 2024 10:23AM
(New York)
M 4.8 149 mi SW
from Springfield

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Massachusetts

Earthquakes by city in Massachusetts

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

Use this regional Massachusetts earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Brockton, Fall River, Quincy, Lynn, Newton, Somerville, Lawrence, Framingham, Framingham Center, Waltham, Haverhill, Malden, Brookline, Medford, Taunton, Chicopee, North Chicopee, Weymouth, Revere, Peabody and Methuen.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Massachusetts on the night of May 24, 2024 at 03:50 local time (America/New_York). The center of this earthquake was located 238km southwest of Springfield at a depth of 7km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Massachusetts, The United States in the past hours.

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

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Massachusetts on the morning of April 5, 2024 at 10:23 local time (America/New_York). The center of this earthquake was located 239km southwest of Springfield at a depth of 3km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Massachusetts since the year 1900.

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

In the past 10 years, 1 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Massachusetts. This averages to 0 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3650 days.