Latest earthquakes near South Dakota, The United States today

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List of latest earthquakes near South Dakota.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 5, 2024 07:54PM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 77 mi SW
from Sioux Falls
Jan 13, 2024 01:05PM
(Denver)
M 3.2 109 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Jan 4, 2024 02:02PM
(Denver)
M 3.3 106 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Dec 31, 2023 02:02PM
(Denver)
M 2.6 111 mi W
from Rapid City
Dec 31, 2023 01:23PM
(Denver)
M 2.9 114 mi W
from Rapid City
Dec 31, 2023 12:10PM
(Denver)
M 3.0 119 mi W
from Rapid City
Dec 30, 2023 04:02PM
(Denver)
M 2.4 96 mi W
from Rapid City
Dec 30, 2023 02:01PM
(Denver)
M 3.0 113 mi W
from Rapid City
Dec 30, 2023 01:38PM
(Denver)
M 3.4 101 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Dec 28, 2023 02:30PM
(Denver)
M 2.8 108 mi W
from Rapid City
Dec 26, 2023 02:01PM
(Denver)
M 3.3 107 mi W
from Rapid City
Dec 23, 2023 01:04PM
(Denver)
M 3.2 98 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Dec 21, 2023 02:56PM
(Denver)
M 3.5 110 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Dec 19, 2023 03:22AM
(Denver)
M 2.8 143 mi NW
from Rapid City
Dec 18, 2023 04:06AM
(Denver)
M 2.7 103 mi SE
from Rapid City
Dec 17, 2023 04:13PM
(Denver)
M 3.6 106 mi W
from Rapid City
Dec 16, 2023 11:58AM
(Denver)
M 3.3 103 mi W
from Rapid City
Dec 16, 2023 06:55AM
(Denver)
M 2.6 150 mi SE
from Rapid City
Dec 15, 2023 01:09PM
(Denver)
M 3.3 106 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Dec 11, 2023 03:29PM
(Denver)
M 3.0 116 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Dec 10, 2023 04:10PM
(Chicago)
M 3.0 42 mi SSW
from Sioux Falls
Dec 10, 2023 01:19PM
(Denver)
M 3.1 107 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Dec 7, 2023 02:00PM
(Denver)
M 3.4 114 mi W
from Rapid City
Dec 1, 2023 12:09PM
(Denver)
M 3.4 104 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Nov 25, 2023 02:17PM
(Denver)
M 2.9 111 mi W
from Rapid City

Map of Latest Earthquakes near South Dakota

South Dakota Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
0 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.3
Mar 5, 2024 19:54

Average

A total of 2 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of South Dakota, The United States in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of South Dakota in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near South Dakota 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 South Dakota (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2 100.0%
Mag. 5 0 0.0%
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 South Dakota

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 4.1
On Jan 23, 2023 12:01.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 4.1
On Jan 23, 2023 12:01.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near South Dakota occurred on Jan 23, 2023 12:01 local time (America/Denver timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.1 and struck 108 miles (174 km) west-southwest of Rapid City, at a depth of 0 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near South Dakota in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near South Dakota.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 23, 2023 12:01PM
(Denver)
M 4.1 108 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Jul 20, 2021 02:50PM
(Denver)
M 4.0 104 mi WSW
from Rapid City

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near South Dakota

Earthquakes by city in South Dakota

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

Use this regional South Dakota earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Brookings, Watertown and Mitchell.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in South Dakota, The United States?

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake hit near South Dakota on the evening of March 5, 2024 at 19:54 local time (America/Chicago). The center of this earthquake was located 124km southwest of Sioux Falls at a depth of 5km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near South Dakota, The United States in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near South Dakota, The United States?

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit near South Dakota on the afternoon of January 23, 2023 at 12:01 local time (America/Denver). The center of this earthquake was located 174km west-southwest of Rapid City at a depth of 0km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near South Dakota since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near South Dakota, The United States?

In the past 10 years, 2 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from South Dakota. This averages to 0 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1825 days.