Latest earthquakes near Charlotte, North Carolina today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Charlotte, North Carolina, The United States, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Charlotte? If an earthquake is happening right now near Charlotte, it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Charlotte.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 11, 2024 04:02AM
(New York)
M 2.2 22 mi SSW
from Charlotte
May 25, 2024 01:20AM
(New York)
M 2.4 170 mi WNW
from Charlotte
May 22, 2024 05:47AM
(New York)
M 2.7 184 mi NW
from Charlotte
May 6, 2024 02:41AM
(New York)
M 2.2 6 mi WSW
from Charlotte
Apr 19, 2024 03:37AM
(New York)
M 2.1 158 mi W
from Charlotte
Apr 16, 2024 05:50AM
(New York)
M 2.0 158 mi W
from Charlotte
Apr 6, 2024 08:03PM
(New York)
M 2.0 158 mi W
from Charlotte
Apr 4, 2024 03:01AM
(New York)
M 2.1 158 mi W
from Charlotte
Mar 30, 2024 07:48PM
(New York)
M 2.3 89 mi N
from Charlotte
Mar 27, 2024 01:46AM
(New York)
M 2.2 75 mi S
from Charlotte
Mar 24, 2024 03:22AM
(New York)
M 2.2 74 mi S
from Charlotte
Mar 15, 2024 07:19AM
(New York)
M 2.0 158 mi W
from Charlotte
Mar 10, 2024 07:08AM
(New York)
M 2.0 183 mi W
from Charlotte
Mar 9, 2024 09:27AM
(New York)
M 2.7 74 mi S
from Charlotte
Jan 8, 2024 01:27PM
(New York)
M 2.1 73 mi S
from Charlotte
Dec 30, 2023 05:27AM
(New York)
M 2.1 75 mi S
from Charlotte
Dec 22, 2023 03:16AM
(New York)
M 2.2 73 mi S
from Charlotte
Nov 30, 2023 06:24PM
(New York)
M 2.4 67 mi SSW
from Charlotte
Nov 29, 2023 05:18PM
(New York)
M 2.0 66 mi SSW
from Charlotte
Nov 26, 2023 04:16PM
(New York)
M 2.1 68 mi SSW
from Charlotte
Nov 26, 2023 02:21AM
(New York)
M 2.2 66 mi SSW
from Charlotte
Nov 4, 2023 08:27AM
(New York)
M 2.5 152 mi W
from Charlotte
Oct 25, 2023 06:01AM
(New York)
M 2.4 175 mi WNW
from Charlotte
Oct 19, 2023 11:49AM
(New York)
M 2.2 112 mi ENE
from Charlotte
Oct 17, 2023 05:54AM
(New York)
M 2.2 101 mi NW
from Charlotte

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Charlotte

Charlotte Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
0 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.2
Jun 11, 2024 04:02

Average

A total of 1 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Charlotte, North Carolina in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Charlotte in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Charlotte 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 Charlotte (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 0 0.0%
Mag. 5 1 100.0%
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 Charlotte

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.1
On Aug 9, 2020 08:07.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 5.1
On Aug 9, 2020 08:07.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Charlotte occurred on Aug 9, 2020 08:07 local time (America/New_York timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.1 and struck 87 miles (140 km) north of Charlotte, at a depth of 2 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Charlotte in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Charlotte, North Carolina 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 Charlotte.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Charlotte.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 9, 2020 08:07AM
(New York)
M 5.1 87 mi N
from Charlotte

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Charlotte

Nearest earthquakes from Charlotte

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Charlotte, North Carolina. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Charlotte.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 9, 2020 08:07AM
(New York)
M 5.1 87 mi N
from Charlotte

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Charlotte

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Charlotte, North Carolina?

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Charlotte on the night of June 11, 2024 at 04:02 local time (America/New_York). The center of this earthquake was located 36km south-southwest of Charlotte at a depth of 3km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Charlotte, North Carolina in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Charlotte, North Carolina?

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Charlotte on the morning of August 9, 2020 at 08:07 local time (America/New_York). The center of this earthquake was located 140km north of Charlotte at a depth of 4km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Charlotte since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Charlotte, North Carolina?

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