Latest earthquakes near New Jersey, The United States today

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List of latest earthquakes near New Jersey.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 24, 2024 03:50AM
(New York)
M 2.9 30 mi W
from Newark
May 4, 2024 11:55PM
(New York)
M 2.0 29 mi W
from Newark
May 1, 2024 07:01AM
(New York)
M 2.6 26 mi W
from Newark
Apr 27, 2024 09:49AM
(New York)
M 2.9 30 mi W
from Newark
Apr 19, 2024 10:06PM
(New York)
M 2.1 30 mi W
from Newark
Apr 19, 2024 04:36PM
(New York)
M 2.4 99 mi WSW
from Newark
Apr 10, 2024 10:22AM
(New York)
M 2.6 29 mi W
from Newark
Apr 7, 2024 11:35AM
(New York)
M 2.2 30 mi W
from Newark
Apr 6, 2024 06:46AM
(New York)
M 2.4 30 mi W
from Newark
Apr 5, 2024 05:59PM
(New York)
M 3.7 30 mi W
from Newark
Apr 5, 2024 04:13PM
(New York)
M 2.0 31 mi W
from Newark
Apr 5, 2024 03:58PM
(New York)
M 2.0 34 mi WSW
from Newark
Apr 5, 2024 01:32PM
(New York)
M 2.2 31 mi WSW
from Newark
Apr 5, 2024 01:18PM
(New York)
M 2.1 30 mi W
from Newark
Apr 5, 2024 01:14PM
(New York)
M 2.0 29 mi W
from Newark
Apr 5, 2024 12:49PM
(New York)
M 2.0 30 mi W
from Newark
Apr 5, 2024 11:49AM
(New York)
M 2.0 31 mi W
from Newark
Apr 5, 2024 11:20AM
(New York)
M 2.1 30 mi W
from Newark
Apr 5, 2024 10:29AM
(New York)
M 2.6 31 mi W
from Newark
Apr 5, 2024 10:23AM
(New York)
M 4.8 31 mi W
from Newark
Mar 29, 2024 02:25PM
(New York)
M 2.1 33 mi S
from Jersey City
Mar 28, 2024 08:03AM
(New York)
M 2.1 119 mi ENE
from Jersey City
Mar 14, 2024 03:00PM
(New York)
M 2.2 31 mi W
from Newark
Jan 2, 2024 12:51AM
(New York)
M 2.3 176 mi SW
from Edison
May 19, 2023 01:53AM
(New York)
M 2.2 20 mi NNE
from Jersey City

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Recent New Jersey Earthquake News

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New Jersey 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 2 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of New Jersey, The United States in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of New Jersey in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near New Jersey 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 New Jersey (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2 100.0%
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 New Jersey

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 New Jersey occurred on Apr 5, 2024 10:23 local time (America/New_York timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.8 and struck 31 miles (50 km) west of Newark, at a depth of 2 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near New Jersey in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near New Jersey.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 5, 2024 10:23AM
(New York)
M 4.8 31 mi W
from Newark
Nov 30, 2017 04:47PM
(New York)
M 4.1 126 mi SSW
from Newark

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near New Jersey

Earthquakes by city in New Jersey

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

Use this regional New Jersey earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Toms River, Clifton, Trenton, Camden, Passaic, Cherry Hill, Union City, Bayonne, Middletown, East Orange, North Bergen, Irvington, Vineland, South Vineland, Wayne, New Brunswick, Union, Piscataway, Jackson, Lakewood and Hoboken.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in New Jersey, The United States?

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit near New Jersey on the night of May 24, 2024 at 03:50 local time (America/New_York). The center of this earthquake was located 48km west of Newark at a depth of 7km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near New Jersey, The United States in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near New Jersey, The United States?

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit near New Jersey on the morning of April 5, 2024 at 10:23 local time (America/New_York). The center of this earthquake was located 50km west of Newark at a depth of 3km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near New Jersey since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near New Jersey, The United States?

In the past 10 years, 2 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from New Jersey. This averages to 0 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1825 days.