Latest earthquakes near Missouri, The United States today

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List of latest earthquakes near Missouri.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 25, 2024 11:32PM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 71 mi SE
from Springfield
May 23, 2024 12:01PM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 135 mi SW
from Springfield
May 19, 2024 06:40PM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 75 mi S
from Cape Girardeau
May 18, 2024 05:19AM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 146 mi SE
from Springfield
May 16, 2024 03:19AM
(Chicago)
M 3.8 76 mi S
from Cape Girardeau
May 14, 2024 01:36PM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 127 mi SW
from Springfield
May 14, 2024 06:44AM
(Chicago)
M 2.5 76 mi S
from Cape Girardeau
May 10, 2024 03:52PM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 181 mi SSW
from St. Louis
May 4, 2024 09:26PM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 55 mi S
from Cape Girardeau
May 2, 2024 08:02PM
(Chicago)
M 2.5 143 mi WSW
from Kansas City
Apr 22, 2024 03:52AM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 14 mi E
from Cape Girardeau
Apr 21, 2024 10:33AM
(Chicago)
M 2.4 39 mi S
from Cape Girardeau
Apr 18, 2024 08:05PM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 62 mi ESE
from St. Louis
Apr 17, 2024 03:43PM
(Chicago)
M 2.8 106 mi SSW
from Cape Girardeau
Apr 17, 2024 10:58AM
(Chicago)
M 2.2 135 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 13, 2024 02:31PM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 57 mi WSW
from Cape Girardeau
Apr 12, 2024 01:56PM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 137 mi SW
from Springfield
Apr 12, 2024 03:36AM
(Chicago)
M 2.8 55 mi SSW
from Cape Girardeau
Apr 9, 2024 01:28AM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 152 mi SE
from Springfield
Apr 5, 2024 01:30AM
(Chicago)
M 2.4 58 mi S
from Cape Girardeau
Apr 5, 2024 01:17AM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 75 mi S
from Cape Girardeau
Apr 2, 2024 06:24AM
(Chicago)
M 2.5 85 mi S
from Cape Girardeau
Mar 28, 2024 06:55PM
(Chicago)
M 2.8 36 mi E
from St. Louis
Mar 27, 2024 01:26AM
(Chicago)
M 2.2 82 mi S
from Cape Girardeau
Mar 23, 2024 11:58AM
(Chicago)
M 2.8 133 mi WSW
from Springfield

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Missouri

Recent Missouri Earthquake News

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

Missouri Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
0 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.1
May 25, 2024 23:32

Average

A total of 5 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Missouri, The United States in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

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

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 4.3
On Dec 8, 2021 07:45.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 4.3
On Dec 8, 2021 07:45.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Missouri occurred on Dec 8, 2021 07:45 local time (America/Chicago timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.3 and struck 157 miles (253 km) west-southwest of Kansas City, at a depth of 2 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Missouri in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Missouri.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Dec 8, 2021 07:45AM
(Chicago)
M 4.3 157 mi WSW
from Kansas City
Nov 17, 2021 08:53PM
(Chicago)
M 4.0 121 mi S
from St. Louis
Nov 10, 2023 06:18PM
(Chicago)
M 4.0 164 mi W
from Kansas City
Dec 15, 2021 03:58AM
(Chicago)
M 4.0 156 mi W
from Kansas City
Nov 17, 2021 08:54PM
(Chicago)
M 4.0 142 mi SW
from Springfield

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Missouri

Earthquakes by city in Missouri

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

Use this regional Missouri earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Lee's Summit, O'Fallon, Saint Joseph, Saint Charles, Blue Springs, Saint Peters, Florissant, Joplin, Chesterfield, Jefferson City, Oakville, Wildwood, Wentzville, University City, Ballwin, Liberty, Raytown, Mehlville, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights and Gladstone.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Missouri on the evening of May 25, 2024 at 23:32 local time (America/Chicago). The center of this earthquake was located 115km south-east of Springfield at a depth of 4km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Missouri, The United States in the past hours.

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

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Missouri on the morning of December 8, 2021 at 07:45 local time (America/Chicago). The center of this earthquake was located 253km west-southwest of Kansas City at a depth of 3km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Missouri since the year 1900.

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

In the past 10 years, 5 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Missouri. This averages to 1 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 730 days.