Latest earthquakes near Salt Lake City, Utah today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Salt Lake City, Utah, The United States, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Salt Lake City? If an earthquake is happening right now near Salt Lake City, it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Salt Lake City.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 13, 2024 03:45AM
(Denver)
M 2.6 147 mi NNE
from Salt Lake City
Apr 8, 2024 07:56AM
(Denver)
M 2.2 87 mi SSE
from Salt Lake City
Apr 5, 2024 05:15AM
(Denver)
M 2.6 28 mi N
from Salt Lake City
Apr 3, 2024 04:58PM
(Denver)
M 2.3 37 mi NNE
from Salt Lake City
Apr 3, 2024 07:41AM
(Denver)
M 2.4 39 mi NNE
from Salt Lake City
Mar 24, 2024 02:39AM
(Denver)
M 2.2 175 mi NNE
from Salt Lake City
Mar 15, 2024 09:27AM
(Denver)
M 2.1 107 mi SSE
from Salt Lake City
Mar 9, 2024 08:36AM
(Denver)
M 2.1 117 mi N
from Salt Lake City
Mar 7, 2024 06:36PM
(Denver)
M 2.3 108 mi S
from Salt Lake City
Mar 3, 2024 10:39PM
(Denver)
M 2.1 163 mi S
from Salt Lake City
Mar 3, 2024 07:28PM
(Denver)
M 2.7 124 mi SE
from Salt Lake City
Mar 1, 2024 04:03PM
(Denver)
M 2.3 166 mi SSW
from Salt Lake City
Feb 25, 2024 08:50PM
(Denver)
M 2.3 165 mi SSW
from Salt Lake City
Feb 25, 2024 04:11AM
(Denver)
M 2.0 165 mi SSW
from Salt Lake City
Feb 22, 2024 08:14PM
(Denver)
M 2.2 165 mi SSW
from Salt Lake City
Feb 21, 2024 04:07PM
(Denver)
M 3.1 165 mi SSW
from Salt Lake City
Feb 21, 2024 05:05AM
(Denver)
M 2.1 165 mi SSW
from Salt Lake City
Feb 20, 2024 08:50PM
(Denver)
M 2.0 165 mi SSW
from Salt Lake City
Feb 20, 2024 02:44PM
(Denver)
M 2.0 166 mi SSW
from Salt Lake City
Feb 19, 2024 03:39AM
(Denver)
M 2.1 165 mi SSW
from Salt Lake City
Feb 18, 2024 10:33AM
(Denver)
M 2.2 165 mi SSW
from Salt Lake City
Feb 16, 2024 06:12AM
(Denver)
M 2.1 186 mi SSW
from Salt Lake City
Feb 12, 2024 03:56PM
(Denver)
M 2.7 141 mi NNE
from Salt Lake City
Jan 31, 2024 09:25AM
(Denver)
M 2.1 176 mi SSW
from Salt Lake City
Jan 25, 2024 12:41AM
(Denver)
M 2.5 140 mi NNE
from Salt Lake City

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Salt Lake City Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
4 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.6
Apr 13, 2024 03:45

Average

A total of 47 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Salt Lake City, Utah in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 4 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Salt Lake City in 2017. A total of 33 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 186 mi of Salt Lake City that year. The strongest had a 5.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Salt Lake City in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Salt Lake 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 Salt Lake City (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 44 93.62%
Mag. 5 3 6.38%
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 Salt Lake City

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.7
On Mar 18, 2020 07:09.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.6
On Mar 12, 1934 08:05.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Salt Lake City occurred on Mar 18, 2020 07:09 local time (America/Denver timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.7 and struck 10 miles (16 km) west of Salt Lake City, at a depth of 7 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Salt Lake City in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.6 earthquake struck on Mar 12, 1934 08:05, 78 miles (125 km) west of Salt Lake City. It is the strongest earthquake near Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City, Utah 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 Salt Lake City.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Salt Lake City.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 18, 2020 07:09AM
(Denver)
M 5.7 10 mi W
from Salt Lake City
Sep 2, 2017 05:56PM
(Denver)
M 5.3 132 mi N
from Salt Lake City
Sep 10, 2017 03:47AM
(Denver)
M 5.0 127 mi N
from Salt Lake City
Aug 31, 2021 11:21AM
(Denver)
M 4.7 162 mi W
from Salt Lake City
Sep 3, 2017 11:41AM
(Denver)
M 4.7 132 mi N
from Salt Lake City
Sep 11, 2017 07:26AM
(Denver)
M 4.7 126 mi N
from Salt Lake City
Sep 10, 2017 05:12AM
(Denver)
M 4.7 129 mi N
from Salt Lake City
Sep 3, 2017 10:49AM
(Denver)
M 4.7 130 mi N
from Salt Lake City
Mar 18, 2020 08:02AM
(Denver)
M 4.6 9 mi W
from Salt Lake City
Mar 18, 2020 01:12PM
(Denver)
M 4.6 9 mi W
from Salt Lake City

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Nearest earthquakes from Salt Lake City

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Salt Lake City.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 16, 2020 07:41AM
(Denver)
M 4.2 9 mi W
from Salt Lake City
Apr 14, 2020 08:56PM
(Denver)
M 4.2 9 mi WSW
from Salt Lake City
Mar 18, 2020 01:12PM
(Denver)
M 4.6 9 mi W
from Salt Lake City
Mar 18, 2020 08:02AM
(Denver)
M 4.6 9 mi W
from Salt Lake City
Mar 18, 2020 07:10AM
(Denver)
M 4.0 10 mi W
from Salt Lake City
Mar 18, 2020 07:09AM
(Denver)
M 5.7 10 mi W
from Salt Lake City
Mar 18, 2020 07:10AM
(Denver)
M 4.2 12 mi WSW
from Salt Lake City
May 25, 2016 07:01AM
(Denver)
M 4.0 68 mi ESE
from Salt Lake City
Jun 28, 2014 06:56PM
(Denver)
M 4.2 94 mi SSE
from Salt Lake City
Sep 13, 2017 08:53PM
(Denver)
M 4.0 122 mi N
from Salt Lake City

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Salt Lake City, Utah?

A 2.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Salt Lake City on the night of April 13, 2024 at 03:45 local time (America/Denver). The center of this earthquake was located 236km north-northeast of Salt Lake City at a depth of 5km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Salt Lake City, Utah in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Salt Lake City, Utah?

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Salt Lake City on the morning of March 12, 1934 at 08:05 local time (America/Denver). The center of this earthquake was located 125km northwest of Salt Lake City at a depth of 9km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Salt Lake City since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Salt Lake City, Utah?

In the past 10 years, 47 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Salt Lake City. This averages to 5 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 78 days.