Latest earthquakes near Durham, North Carolina today

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

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List of latest earthquakes near Durham.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 11, 2024 04:02AM
(New York)
M 2.2 138 mi WSW
from Durham
May 6, 2024 02:41AM
(New York)
M 2.2 128 mi WSW
from Durham
Apr 8, 2024 10:46PM
(New York)
M 2.3 141 mi NNE
from Durham
Mar 30, 2024 07:48PM
(New York)
M 2.3 121 mi WNW
from Durham
Mar 27, 2024 01:46AM
(New York)
M 2.2 164 mi SW
from Durham
Mar 24, 2024 03:22AM
(New York)
M 2.2 163 mi SW
from Durham
Mar 9, 2024 09:27AM
(New York)
M 2.7 163 mi SW
from Durham
Feb 10, 2024 05:24AM
(New York)
M 2.3 183 mi NNW
from Durham
Jan 8, 2024 01:27PM
(New York)
M 2.1 163 mi SW
from Durham
Dec 30, 2023 05:27AM
(New York)
M 2.1 165 mi SW
from Durham
Dec 22, 2023 03:16AM
(New York)
M 2.2 163 mi SW
from Durham
Nov 30, 2023 06:24PM
(New York)
M 2.4 178 mi SW
from Durham
Nov 29, 2023 05:18PM
(New York)
M 2.0 177 mi SW
from Durham
Nov 26, 2023 04:16PM
(New York)
M 2.1 178 mi SW
from Durham
Nov 26, 2023 02:21AM
(New York)
M 2.2 178 mi SW
from Durham
Oct 23, 2023 05:04PM
(New York)
M 2.2 142 mi N
from Durham
Oct 22, 2023 04:10AM
(New York)
M 2.4 142 mi N
from Durham
Oct 19, 2023 11:49AM
(New York)
M 2.2 14 mi WNW
from Durham
Oct 17, 2023 05:54AM
(New York)
M 2.2 182 mi W
from Durham
Oct 15, 2023 06:19PM
(New York)
M 2.2 142 mi N
from Durham
Oct 6, 2023 12:24PM
(New York)
M 2.2 165 mi SW
from Durham
Aug 15, 2023 02:22AM
(New York)
M 2.2 45 mi W
from Durham
Aug 15, 2023 02:19AM
(New York)
M 2.3 45 mi W
from Durham
Jul 8, 2023 09:09AM
(New York)
M 2.6 114 mi WNW
from Durham
Jul 6, 2023 05:50AM
(New York)
M 2.7 114 mi WNW
from Durham

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Durham

Durham 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 Durham, North Carolina in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Durham in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Durham 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 Durham (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 Durham

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 Durham occurred on Aug 9, 2020 08:07 local time (America/New_York timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.1 and struck 126 miles (203 km) west-northwest of Durham, at a depth of 2 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Durham in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Durham.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 9, 2020 08:07AM
(New York)
M 5.1 126 mi WNW
from Durham

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Durham

Nearest earthquakes from Durham

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Durham, 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 Durham.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 9, 2020 08:07AM
(New York)
M 5.1 126 mi WNW
from Durham

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Durham

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Durham, North Carolina?

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Durham on the night of June 11, 2024 at 04:02 local time (America/New_York). The center of this earthquake was located 222km west-southwest of Durham at a depth of 3km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Durham, North Carolina in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Durham, North Carolina?

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Durham on the morning of August 9, 2020 at 08:07 local time (America/New_York). The center of this earthquake was located 203km west-northwest of Durham at a depth of 4km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Durham since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Durham, North Carolina?

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