Latest earthquakes near Wyoming, The United States today

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List of latest earthquakes near Wyoming.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 21, 2024 10:49AM
(Denver)
M 2.2 166 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 19, 2024 03:27PM
(Denver)
M 2.1 166 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 10, 2024 08:49AM
(Denver)
M 2.4 166 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 8, 2024 07:04AM
(Denver)
M 2.2 167 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 8, 2024 06:25AM
(Denver)
M 2.5 167 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 7, 2024 05:47AM
(Denver)
M 2.8 167 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 7, 2024 05:01AM
(Denver)
M 2.1 167 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 6, 2024 11:26PM
(Denver)
M 2.2 166 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 6, 2024 11:20PM
(Denver)
M 3.1 166 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 6, 2024 06:23AM
(Denver)
M 2.0 167 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 5, 2024 07:57PM
(Denver)
M 2.0 166 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 5, 2024 06:43PM
(Denver)
M 2.0 166 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 5, 2024 06:35PM
(Denver)
M 2.6 167 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 5, 2024 05:53PM
(Denver)
M 2.1 167 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 5, 2024 05:31PM
(Denver)
M 3.4 166 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 5, 2024 05:30PM
(Denver)
M 4.4 167 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 5, 2024 12:21PM
(Denver)
M 2.3 167 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 4, 2024 10:19PM
(Denver)
M 2.1 153 mi SSW
from Rock Springs
May 4, 2024 03:03AM
(Denver)
M 2.2 166 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 4, 2024 02:53AM
(Denver)
M 2.1 166 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 4, 2024 02:36AM
(Denver)
M 3.9 167 mi W
from Rock Springs
May 3, 2024 01:15PM
(Denver)
M 2.0 153 mi WNW
from Rock Springs
Apr 29, 2024 11:21PM
(Denver)
M 2.4 153 mi WNW
from Rock Springs
Apr 29, 2024 05:49PM
(Denver)
M 2.6 153 mi WNW
from Rock Springs
Apr 29, 2024 04:33PM
(Denver)
M 2.2 153 mi WNW
from Rock Springs

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Wyoming

Recent Wyoming Earthquake News

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

Wyoming Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
5 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.2
May 21, 2024 10:49

Average

A total of 50 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Wyoming, The United States in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 5 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Wyoming in 2017. A total of 34 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 186 mi of Wyoming that year. The strongest had a 5.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Wyoming in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Wyoming 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 Wyoming (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 47 94.0%
Mag. 5 3 6.0%
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 Wyoming

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 Wyoming occurred on Mar 18, 2020 07:09 local time (America/Denver timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.7 and struck 160 miles (258 km) west-southwest of Rock Springs, at a depth of 7 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Wyoming in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.6 earthquake struck on Mar 12, 1934 08:05, 186 miles (299 km) west-southwest of Rock Springs. It is the strongest earthquake near Wyoming 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 Wyoming, 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 Wyoming.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Wyoming.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 18, 2020 07:09AM
(Denver)
M 5.7 160 mi WSW
from Rock Springs
Sep 2, 2017 05:56PM
(Denver)
M 5.3 137 mi WNW
from Rock Springs
Sep 10, 2017 03:47AM
(Denver)
M 5.0 132 mi WNW
from Rock Springs
Aug 27, 2016 02:47PM
(Denver)
M 4.8 127 mi NNW
from Rock Springs
Sep 11, 2017 07:26AM
(Denver)
M 4.7 132 mi WNW
from Rock Springs
Sep 3, 2017 11:41AM
(Denver)
M 4.7 137 mi WNW
from Rock Springs
Sep 10, 2017 05:12AM
(Denver)
M 4.7 136 mi WNW
from Rock Springs
Sep 3, 2017 10:49AM
(Denver)
M 4.7 134 mi WNW
from Rock Springs
Mar 18, 2020 08:02AM
(Denver)
M 4.6 160 mi WSW
from Rock Springs
Mar 18, 2020 01:12PM
(Denver)
M 4.6 160 mi WSW
from Rock Springs

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Wyoming

Earthquakes by city in Wyoming

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

Use this regional Wyoming earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Laramie and Sheridan.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Wyoming on the morning of May 21, 2024 at 10:49 local time (America/Denver). The center of this earthquake was located 267km west of Rock Springs at a depth of 8km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Wyoming, The United States in the past hours.

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

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Wyoming on the morning of March 12, 1934 at 08:05 local time (America/Denver). The center of this earthquake was located 299km west of Rock Springs at a depth of 9km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Wyoming since the year 1900.

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

In the past 10 years, 50 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Wyoming. This averages to 5 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 73 days.