Latest earthquakes near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma today

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List of latest earthquakes near Oklahoma City.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 12, 2024 01:56PM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 137 mi ENE
from Oklahoma City
Apr 7, 2024 01:32AM
(Chicago)
M 2.8 84 mi S
from Oklahoma City
Apr 6, 2024 12:17AM
(Chicago)
M 3.1 47 mi NNW
from Oklahoma City
Apr 3, 2024 08:33PM
(Chicago)
M 2.6 16 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Apr 3, 2024 10:32AM
(Chicago)
M 2.5 15 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Apr 3, 2024 05:01AM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 41 mi SSE
from Oklahoma City
Mar 29, 2024 07:22PM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 70 mi NNW
from Oklahoma City
Mar 29, 2024 04:48PM
(Chicago)
M 2.5 16 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Mar 29, 2024 07:33AM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 15 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Mar 28, 2024 10:07AM
(Chicago)
M 3.1 16 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Mar 27, 2024 02:46AM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 78 mi NE
from Oklahoma City
Mar 25, 2024 01:54AM
(Chicago)
M 2.4 72 mi SE
from Oklahoma City
Mar 25, 2024 12:01AM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 44 mi E
from Oklahoma City
Mar 24, 2024 09:16PM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 43 mi E
from Oklahoma City
Mar 23, 2024 11:58AM
(Chicago)
M 2.8 131 mi ENE
from Oklahoma City
Mar 23, 2024 03:24AM
(Chicago)
M 2.2 84 mi S
from Oklahoma City
Mar 23, 2024 01:40AM
(Chicago)
M 2.6 68 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Mar 22, 2024 09:57AM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 16 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Mar 21, 2024 05:38PM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 65 mi NW
from Oklahoma City
Mar 21, 2024 11:15AM
(Chicago)
M 2.0 16 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Mar 21, 2024 12:13AM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 43 mi E
from Oklahoma City
Mar 20, 2024 05:20PM
(Chicago)
M 2.5 84 mi S
from Oklahoma City
Mar 18, 2024 11:40PM
(Chicago)
M 2.6 16 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Mar 17, 2024 09:55PM
(Chicago)
M 2.8 84 mi S
from Oklahoma City
Mar 17, 2024 03:27AM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 82 mi S
from Oklahoma City

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Recent Oklahoma City Earthquake News

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

Oklahoma City Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
9 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2
Apr 12, 2024 13:56

Average

A total of 95 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 9 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Oklahoma City in 2015. A total of 32 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 186 mi of Oklahoma City that year. The strongest had a 4.7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Oklahoma City in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 91 95.79%
Mag. 5 4 4.21%
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 Oklahoma City

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.8
On Sep 3, 2016 07:02.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 5.8
On Sep 3, 2016 07:02.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Oklahoma City occurred on Sep 3, 2016 07:02 local time (America/Chicago timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.8 and struck 74 miles (119 km) north-northeast of Oklahoma City, at a depth of 4 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Oklahoma City in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Oklahoma City.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Sep 3, 2016 07:02AM
(Chicago)
M 5.8 74 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Feb 2, 2024 11:24PM
(Chicago)
M 5.1 43 mi E
from Oklahoma City
Feb 13, 2016 11:07AM
(Chicago)
M 5.1 97 mi NW
from Oklahoma City
Nov 6, 2016 07:44PM
(Chicago)
M 5.0 54 mi NE
from Oklahoma City
Nov 12, 2014 03:40PM
(Chicago)
M 4.9 125 mi N
from Oklahoma City
Jan 6, 2016 10:27PM
(Chicago)
M 4.7 98 mi NW
from Oklahoma City
Jan 6, 2016 10:27PM
(Chicago)
M 4.7 97 mi NW
from Oklahoma City
Nov 19, 2015 01:42AM
(Chicago)
M 4.7 98 mi NNW
from Oklahoma City
Nov 30, 2015 03:49AM
(Chicago)
M 4.7 94 mi NNW
from Oklahoma City
Apr 9, 2018 05:22AM
(Chicago)
M 4.6 52 mi N
from Oklahoma City

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Nearest earthquakes from Oklahoma City

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Oklahoma City.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 16, 2014 05:47AM
(Chicago)
M 4.3 11 mi NE
from Oklahoma City
Jun 18, 2014 05:53AM
(Chicago)
M 4.1 11 mi NE
from Oklahoma City
Aug 2, 2017 09:56PM
(Chicago)
M 4.2 16 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Jan 12, 2024 09:46PM
(Chicago)
M 4.3 16 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Jan 13, 2024 05:36AM
(Chicago)
M 4.1 16 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Jan 1, 2016 05:39AM
(Chicago)
M 4.2 15 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Dec 29, 2015 05:39AM
(Chicago)
M 4.3 15 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Jun 20, 2015 12:10AM
(Chicago)
M 4.0 20 mi NNE
from Oklahoma City
Aug 19, 2014 07:41AM
(Chicago)
M 4.4 21 mi N
from Oklahoma City
Apr 7, 2016 05:27PM
(Chicago)
M 4.2 24 mi NE
from Oklahoma City

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma?

A 2 magnitude earthquake hit near Oklahoma City on the afternoon of April 12, 2024 at 13:56 local time (America/Chicago). The center of this earthquake was located 221km east-northeast of Oklahoma City at a depth of 5km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma?

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Oklahoma City on the morning of September 3, 2016 at 07:02 local time (America/Chicago). The center of this earthquake was located 119km north-northeast of Oklahoma City at a depth of 6km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Oklahoma City since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma?

In the past 10 years, 95 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Oklahoma City. This averages to 10 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 38 days.