Latest earthquakes near Raleigh, North Carolina today

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

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List of latest earthquakes near Raleigh.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 11, 2024 04:02AM
(New York)
M 2.2 144 mi WSW
from Raleigh
May 6, 2024 02:41AM
(New York)
M 2.2 136 mi WSW
from Raleigh
Apr 8, 2024 10:46PM
(New York)
M 2.3 148 mi NNE
from Raleigh
Mar 30, 2024 07:48PM
(New York)
M 2.3 140 mi WNW
from Raleigh
Mar 27, 2024 01:46AM
(New York)
M 2.2 163 mi SW
from Raleigh
Mar 24, 2024 03:22AM
(New York)
M 2.2 162 mi SW
from Raleigh
Mar 9, 2024 09:27AM
(New York)
M 2.7 162 mi SW
from Raleigh
Jan 8, 2024 01:27PM
(New York)
M 2.1 162 mi SW
from Raleigh
Dec 30, 2023 05:27AM
(New York)
M 2.1 163 mi SW
from Raleigh
Dec 22, 2023 03:16AM
(New York)
M 2.2 162 mi SW
from Raleigh
Nov 30, 2023 06:24PM
(New York)
M 2.4 181 mi SW
from Raleigh
Nov 29, 2023 05:18PM
(New York)
M 2.0 180 mi SW
from Raleigh
Nov 26, 2023 04:16PM
(New York)
M 2.1 181 mi SW
from Raleigh
Nov 26, 2023 02:21AM
(New York)
M 2.2 181 mi SW
from Raleigh
Oct 23, 2023 05:04PM
(New York)
M 2.2 158 mi N
from Raleigh
Oct 22, 2023 04:10AM
(New York)
M 2.4 158 mi N
from Raleigh
Oct 19, 2023 11:49AM
(New York)
M 2.2 34 mi NW
from Raleigh
Oct 15, 2023 06:19PM
(New York)
M 2.2 159 mi N
from Raleigh
Oct 6, 2023 12:24PM
(New York)
M 2.2 164 mi SW
from Raleigh
Aug 15, 2023 02:22AM
(New York)
M 2.2 63 mi WNW
from Raleigh
Aug 15, 2023 02:19AM
(New York)
M 2.3 64 mi WNW
from Raleigh
Jul 8, 2023 09:09AM
(New York)
M 2.6 134 mi WNW
from Raleigh
Jul 6, 2023 05:50AM
(New York)
M 2.7 134 mi WNW
from Raleigh
Jun 20, 2023 07:39AM
(New York)
M 2.0 162 mi SW
from Raleigh
Jun 20, 2023 01:32AM
(New York)
M 2.3 149 mi NW
from Raleigh

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Raleigh

Raleigh 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 Raleigh, North Carolina in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

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

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 Raleigh occurred on Aug 9, 2020 08:07 local time (America/New_York timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.1 and struck 145 miles (233 km) west-northwest of Raleigh, at a depth of 2 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Raleigh in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Raleigh.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 9, 2020 08:07AM
(New York)
M 5.1 145 mi WNW
from Raleigh

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Raleigh

Nearest earthquakes from Raleigh

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Raleigh, 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 Raleigh.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 9, 2020 08:07AM
(New York)
M 5.1 145 mi WNW
from Raleigh

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Raleigh

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Raleigh, North Carolina?

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Raleigh on the night of June 11, 2024 at 04:02 local time (America/New_York). The center of this earthquake was located 231km west-southwest of Raleigh at a depth of 3km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Raleigh, North Carolina in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Raleigh, North Carolina?

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Raleigh on the morning of August 9, 2020 at 08:07 local time (America/New_York). The center of this earthquake was located 233km west-northwest of Raleigh at a depth of 4km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Raleigh since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Raleigh, North Carolina?

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