Latest earthquakes near Tennessee, The United States today

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List of latest earthquakes near Tennessee.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 13, 2024 02:31PM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 126 mi N
from Memphis
Apr 12, 2024 03:36AM
(Chicago)
M 2.8 98 mi N
from Memphis
Apr 9, 2024 01:28AM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 94 mi WNW
from Memphis
Apr 8, 2024 04:01AM
(New York)
M 2.3 154 mi NNE
from Knoxville
Apr 6, 2024 08:03PM
(New York)
M 2.0 37 mi SSE
from Knoxville
Apr 5, 2024 01:30AM
(Chicago)
M 2.4 94 mi NNE
from Memphis
Apr 5, 2024 01:17AM
(Chicago)
M 2.1 78 mi NNE
from Memphis
Apr 4, 2024 03:01AM
(New York)
M 2.1 37 mi SSE
from Knoxville
Apr 2, 2024 06:24AM
(Chicago)
M 2.5 68 mi NNE
from Memphis
Mar 30, 2024 07:48PM
(New York)
M 2.3 68 mi E
from Bristol
Mar 28, 2024 06:55PM
(Chicago)
M 2.8 185 mi NW
from Clarksville
Mar 28, 2024 05:42AM
(New York)
M 2.0 30 mi E
from East Chattanooga
Mar 27, 2024 01:26AM
(Chicago)
M 2.2 70 mi NNE
from Memphis
Mar 24, 2024 11:45AM
(New York)
M 2.2 29 mi SE
from Chattanooga
Mar 15, 2024 07:19AM
(New York)
M 2.0 37 mi SSE
from Knoxville
Mar 10, 2024 04:08PM
(New York)
M 2.6 30 mi N
from Chattanooga
Mar 10, 2024 03:31PM
(New York)
M 2.3 30 mi N
from Chattanooga
Mar 10, 2024 03:16PM
(New York)
M 2.2 30 mi N
from Chattanooga
Mar 10, 2024 07:08AM
(New York)
M 2.0 27 mi SSW
from Knoxville
Mar 5, 2024 05:14PM
(Chicago)
M 2.4 86 mi NNE
from Memphis
Mar 5, 2024 10:34AM
(Chicago)
M 2.5 152 mi NW
from Clarksville
Mar 3, 2024 11:07AM
(Chicago)
M 2.3 50 mi N
from Memphis
Feb 29, 2024 04:45AM
(New York)
M 2.6 34 mi NNE
from Chattanooga
Feb 27, 2024 01:40PM
(New York)
M 2.1 27 mi WSW
from Chattanooga
Feb 25, 2024 07:34AM
(New York)
M 2.2 169 mi SE
from Chattanooga

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Tennessee

Tennessee Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
0 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.3
Apr 13, 2024 14:31

Average

A total of 4 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Tennessee, The United States in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Tennessee in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Tennessee 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 Tennessee (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 3 75.0%
Mag. 5 1 25.0%
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 Tennessee

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 Tennessee occurred on Aug 9, 2020 08:07 local time (America/New_York timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.1 and struck 162 miles (261 km) east-northeast of Knoxville, at a depth of 2 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Tennessee in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Tennessee.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Aug 9, 2020 08:07AM
(New York)
M 5.1 162 mi ENE
from Knoxville
Dec 12, 2018 04:14AM
(New York)
M 4.4 52 mi WSW
from Knoxville
Aug 13, 2021 07:57AM
(New York)
M 4.3 52 mi W
from Knoxville
Nov 17, 2021 08:53PM
(Chicago)
M 4.0 124 mi NNW
from Memphis

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Tennessee

Earthquakes by city in Tennessee

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

Use this regional Tennessee earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Franklin, Jackson, Johnson City, Bartlett, Hendersonville, Kingsport, Collierville, Smyrna, Cleveland, Brentwood, Germantown, Columbia, Spring Hill, La Vergne, Gallatin, Cookeville, Mount Juliet, Brentwood Estates, Lebanon, Morristown and Oak Ridge.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Tennessee on the afternoon of April 13, 2024 at 14:31 local time (America/Chicago). The center of this earthquake was located 202km north of Memphis at a depth of 7km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Tennessee, The United States in the past hours.

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

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Tennessee on the morning of August 9, 2020 at 08:07 local time (America/New_York). The center of this earthquake was located 261km east-northeast of Knoxville at a depth of 4km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Tennessee since the year 1900.

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

In the past 10 years, 4 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Tennessee. This averages to 0 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 913 days.