Latest earthquakes near Nevada, The United States today

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List of latest earthquakes near Nevada.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 07:24PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 142 mi SE
from Reno
May 26, 2024 06:56AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 168 mi WSW
from Reno
May 26, 2024 01:09AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 179 mi WNW
from Reno
May 25, 2024 11:20PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.6 167 mi WSW
from Reno
May 25, 2024 12:27AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.7 91 mi NNW
from Las Vegas
May 24, 2024 09:15PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 170 mi WSW
from Reno
May 24, 2024 05:06PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 19 mi E
from Reno
May 24, 2024 04:37AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 183 mi WSW
from Las Vegas
May 24, 2024 04:29AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.8 145 mi S
from Reno
May 24, 2024 01:56AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.7 166 mi NE
from Las Vegas
May 23, 2024 08:44PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 163 mi W
from Las Vegas
May 23, 2024 06:14PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 170 mi WSW
from Reno
May 23, 2024 02:12PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 168 mi WSW
from Reno
May 23, 2024 01:36PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.5 152 mi SW
from Reno
May 23, 2024 12:41PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 38 mi N
from Reno
May 23, 2024 12:40PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 39 mi N
from Reno
May 23, 2024 12:34PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 6 mi SSE
from Enterprise
May 22, 2024 11:13PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 185 mi W
from Reno
May 22, 2024 03:59PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.6 150 mi SSE
from Reno
May 22, 2024 04:56AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 87 mi WNW
from Reno
May 22, 2024 03:32AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.5 147 mi S
from Reno
May 22, 2024 02:02AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 167 mi SSE
from Reno
May 21, 2024 07:36PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 183 mi SW
from Enterprise
May 21, 2024 10:20AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.9 126 mi W
from Las Vegas
May 21, 2024 09:49AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 181 mi ENE
from Elko

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Nevada

Recent Nevada Earthquake News

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

Nevada Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
36 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.1
May 26, 2024 19:24

Average

A total of 368 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Nevada, The United States in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 36 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Nevada roughly every 9 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Nevada in 2019. A total of 133 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 186 mi of Nevada that year. The strongest had a 7.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Nevada in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Nevada 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 Nevada (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 338 91.85%
Mag. 5 25 6.79%
Mag. 6 4 1.09%
Mag. 7 1 0.27%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Nevada

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.1
On Jul 5, 2019 20:19.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.3
On Jun 28, 1992 04:57.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Nevada occurred on Jul 5, 2019 20:19 local time (America/Los_Angeles timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.1 and struck 140 miles (226 km) west-southwest of Las Vegas, at a depth of 5 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Nevada in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.3 earthquake struck on Jun 28, 1992 04:57, 155 miles (249 km) west-southwest of Las Vegas. It is the strongest earthquake near Nevada 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 Nevada, 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 Nevada.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Nevada.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 5, 2019 08:19PM
(Los Angeles)
M 7.1 140 mi WSW
from Las Vegas
May 15, 2020 04:03AM
(Los Angeles)
M 6.5 142 mi SE
from Reno
Jul 4, 2019 10:33AM
(Los Angeles)
M 6.4 136 mi WSW
from Las Vegas
Aug 24, 2014 03:20AM
(Los Angeles)
M 6.0 162 mi SW
from Reno
Jul 8, 2021 03:49PM
(Los Angeles)
M 6.0 73 mi SSE
from Reno
Jun 24, 2020 10:40AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.8 159 mi W
from Las Vegas
Dec 28, 2016 12:22AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.6 93 mi SSE
from Reno
Dec 28, 2016 12:18AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.6 94 mi SSE
from Reno
Jun 3, 2020 06:32PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.5 134 mi WSW
from Las Vegas
Jul 5, 2019 08:47PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.5 147 mi W
from Las Vegas

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Nevada

Earthquakes by city in Nevada

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

Use this regional Nevada earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Sparks, Carson City, Whitney, Pahrump, Winchester, Summerlin South, Fernley, Sun Valley, Mesquite, Boulder City and Spanish Springs.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Nevada on the evening of May 26, 2024 at 19:24 local time (America/Los_Angeles). The center of this earthquake was located 228km south-east of Reno at a depth of 9km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Nevada, The United States in the past hours.

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

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Nevada on the night of June 28, 1992 at 04:57 local time (America/Los_Angeles). The center of this earthquake was located 249km south-southwest of Las Vegas at a depth of -0km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Nevada since the year 1900.

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

In the past 10 years, 368 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Nevada. This averages to 37 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 10 days.