Latest earthquakes near Oregon, The United States today

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List of latest earthquakes near Oregon.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 05:59AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.6 168 mi SW
from Medford
May 26, 2024 02:35AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.6 160 mi W
from Medford
May 26, 2024 02:35AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.6 160 mi W
from Medford
May 26, 2024 01:09AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 151 mi S
from Medford
May 25, 2024 07:17PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 153 mi SSW
from Medford
May 24, 2024 03:44AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 78 mi W
from Medford
May 23, 2024 07:03PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 57 mi NW
from Portland
May 23, 2024 10:50AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 100 mi NNE
from Portland
May 22, 2024 04:56AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 170 mi SSE
from Medford
May 21, 2024 04:05PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 96 mi NNE
from Portland
May 20, 2024 11:51AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.2 72 mi NNW
from Portland
May 19, 2024 08:08PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 128 mi SSW
from Medford
May 19, 2024 12:57PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 171 mi E
from Medford
May 16, 2024 04:37PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.4 165 mi SSW
from Medford
May 16, 2024 12:42PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.7 176 mi WSW
from Eugene
May 16, 2024 12:39AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.6 173 mi SSE
from Medford
May 15, 2024 08:30AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 93 mi ENE
from Portland
May 14, 2024 11:39PM
(Los Angeles)
M 4.0 116 mi SSW
from Medford
May 14, 2024 09:36AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 179 mi NE
from Redmond
May 12, 2024 09:17PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.3 159 mi SE
from Medford
May 12, 2024 08:42PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.0 169 mi SSE
from Medford
May 11, 2024 12:48PM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 134 mi SW
from Medford
May 11, 2024 07:53AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 171 mi SSE
from Medford
May 11, 2024 07:49AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.1 170 mi SSE
from Medford
May 11, 2024 07:44AM
(Los Angeles)
M 2.5 171 mi SSE
from Medford

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Oregon

Recent Oregon Earthquake News

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

Oregon Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
17 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.6
May 26, 2024 05:59

Average

A total of 174 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Oregon, The United States in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 17 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Oregon roughly every 20 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Oregon in 2014. A total of 31 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 186 mi of Oregon that year. The strongest had a 6.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Oregon in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Oregon 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 Oregon (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 157 90.23%
Mag. 5 15 8.62%
Mag. 6 2 1.15%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Oregon

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Dec 20, 2022 02:34.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.4
On Jan 31, 1922 05:17.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Oregon occurred on Dec 20, 2022 02:34 local time (America/Los_Angeles timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 148 miles (238 km) south-southwest of Medford, at a depth of 11 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Oregon in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.4 earthquake struck on Jan 31, 1922 05:17, 162 miles (260 km) south-southwest of Medford. It is the strongest earthquake near Oregon in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Oregon.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Dec 20, 2022 02:34AM
(Los Angeles)
M 6.4 148 mi SSW
from Medford
Dec 20, 2021 12:10PM
(Los Angeles)
M 6.2 153 mi SSW
from Medford
Jun 4, 2021 01:17AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.9 171 mi W
from Medford
Jun 4, 2021 12:52AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.9 174 mi W
from Medford
Mar 8, 2020 07:59PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.8 176 mi SW
from Medford
Dec 20, 2021 12:10PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.7 167 mi SSW
from Medford
Jan 28, 2015 01:08PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.7 165 mi SSW
from Medford
Jun 22, 2019 08:53PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.6 160 mi SSW
from Medford
May 11, 2023 04:19PM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.5 173 mi SSE
from Medford
Jan 1, 2023 10:35AM
(Los Angeles)
M 5.4 144 mi SSW
from Medford

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Oregon

Earthquakes by city in Oregon

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

Use this regional Oregon earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Beaverton, Bend, Springfield, Corvallis, Albany, Tigard, Aloha, Lake Oswego, Keizer, Grants Pass, Oregon City, McMinnville, Tualatin, West Linn, Woodburn, Forest Grove, Newberg, Wilsonville, Roseburg, Klamath Falls and Ashland.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Oregon, The United States?

A 2.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Oregon on the night of May 26, 2024 at 05:59 local time (America/Los_Angeles). The center of this earthquake was located 270km southwest of Medford at a depth of 5km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Oregon, The United States in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Oregon, The United States?

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Oregon on the night of January 31, 1922 at 05:17 local time (America/Los_Angeles). The center of this earthquake was located 260km west-southwest of Medford at a depth of 15km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Oregon since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Oregon, The United States?

In the past 10 years, 174 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Oregon. This averages to 17 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 21 days.