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
Jun 16, 2024 03:19AM
(Denver)
M 2.8 38 mi S
from Rapid City
May 30, 2024 02:39PM
(Chicago)
M 3.7 114 mi WSW
from Aberdeen
Mar 12, 2024 05:51PM
(Denver)
M 2.5 108 mi W
from Rapid City
Mar 11, 2024 05:24PM
(Denver)
M 3.0 112 mi W
from Rapid City
Mar 11, 2024 01:23PM
(Denver)
M 3.3 105 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Mar 5, 2024 07:54PM
(Chicago)
M 2.5 77 mi SW
from Sioux Falls
Mar 3, 2024 01:09PM
(Denver)
M 3.1 106 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Feb 26, 2024 11:56AM
(Denver)
M 3.1 111 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Feb 22, 2024 01:07PM
(Denver)
M 3.4 103 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Feb 20, 2024 12:00PM
(Denver)
M 3.2 109 mi W
from Rapid City
Feb 16, 2024 04:51PM
(Denver)
M 3.1 107 mi W
from Rapid City
Feb 16, 2024 10:26AM
(Denver)
M 2.9 106 mi W
from Rapid City
Feb 14, 2024 02:59PM
(Denver)
M 3.0 111 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Feb 14, 2024 02:03PM
(Denver)
M 3.1 106 mi W
from Rapid City
Feb 12, 2024 04:11PM
(Denver)
M 2.3 119 mi W
from Rapid City
Feb 12, 2024 03:47PM
(Denver)
M 2.7 116 mi W
from Rapid City
Feb 12, 2024 03:06PM
(Denver)
M 3.7 107 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Feb 12, 2024 01:19PM
(Denver)
M 2.6 109 mi W
from Rapid City
Feb 12, 2024 12:04PM
(Denver)
M 3.5 111 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Feb 12, 2024 11:39AM
(Denver)
M 2.6 104 mi W
from Rapid City
Feb 11, 2024 04:14PM
(Denver)
M 2.5 111 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Feb 11, 2024 01:00PM
(Denver)
M 2.9 111 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Feb 11, 2024 12:04PM
(Denver)
M 3.2 107 mi W
from Rapid City
Feb 10, 2024 02:19PM
(Denver)
M 2.4 109 mi WSW
from Rapid City
Feb 10, 2024 01:10PM
(Denver)
M 2.6 106 mi WNW
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 2.8
Jun 16, 2024 03:19

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 2.8 magnitude earthquake hit near South Dakota on the night of June 16, 2024 at 03:19 local time (America/Denver). The center of this earthquake was located 61km south of Rapid City at a depth of 10km 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.