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Largest earthquakes in or near Indiana, USA, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated May 11, 2022 05:33 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 8 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 17 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 51 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
Since 1900, Indiana has had 8 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 17 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, and 51 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 3.8 | 26 mi N of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA -

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.4 | 2.4 mi SE of Knoxville, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 3 or higher (76 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Jun 17, 2021 3:18 pm (GMT -4) (Jun 17, 2021 19:18 GMT)
3.8

7.7 km
1685 km (1047 mi)26 mi north of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA 1348 reportsMoreMap
Sep 19, 2017 11:47 GMT
3.8

15 km
1460 km (907 mi)Illinois, 36 mi northwest of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA 29 reportsMoreMap
Sep 9, 2017 04:15 GMT
3.2

12 km
1460 km (907 mi)13 mi southeast of Parkersburg, Richland County, Illinois, USA 3 reportsMoreMap
2016-05-01 01:12:10 -05:00 (May 1, 2016 06:12 GMT)
3.5

16 km
1361 km (846 mi)Kentucky, 15 mi west of Metropolis, Massac County, Illinois, USA 23 reportsMoreMap
May 30, 2015 00:41 GMT
3.4

5 km
1422 km (884 mi)31 mi northeast of Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA 4 reportsMoreMap
Monday, November 04, 2013 12:35:34 (Nov 4, 2013 18:35 GMT)
3.2
1528 km (949 mi)6.8 mi east of Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois, USA 147 reportsMoreMap
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 18:28 (America/Chicago) (Nov 20, 2012 23:28 GMT)
3.6

17 km
1464 km (910 mi)13 mi southeast of Parkersburg, Richland County, Illinois, USA 2 reportsMoreMap
May 10, 2012 22:54 GMT
3.1

10.7 km
9.7 mi north of Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana, USA MoreMap
Jan 26, 2012 22:35 GMT
3.0

4.7 km
18 mi east of Goshen (Indiana), Elkhart County, Indiana, USA MoreMap
Dec 30, 2010 12:55 GMT
3.8

5 km
12 mi east of Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana, USA MoreMap
Feb 10, 2010 09:59 GMT
3.8

10 km
12 mi southwest of Elgin, Kane County, Illinois, USA MoreMap
Jul 18, 2008 02:58 GMT
3.1

18 km
Illinois, 37 mi northwest of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA MoreMap
Jun 5, 2008 07:13 GMT
3.4

16 km
Illinois, 23 mi southwest of Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana, USA MoreMap
May 1, 2008 05:30 GMT
3.3

14 km
Illinois, 24 mi southwest of Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana, USA MoreMap
Apr 25, 2008 17:31 GMT
3.7

13 km
Illinois, 24 mi southwest of Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana, USA MoreMap
Apr 21, 2008 05:38 GMT
4.0

18 km
Illinois, 37 mi northwest of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4 x 1013 joules (11.1 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9517 tons of TNT or 0.6 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Indiana Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Indiana?

The last earthquake in Indiana occurred 47 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - 26 mi north of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA, on Thursday, Jun 17, 2021 at 3:18 pm (GMT -4).

How many quakes were there in Indiana since 1900?

Since 1900, Indiana, USA had 76 quakes up to magnitude 5.4.

What was the strongest quake in Indiana since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Indiana since 1900 occurred 85 years ago: Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 2.4 mi southeast of Knoxville, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA, on Tuesday, March 9, 1937 at 05:44 GMT.

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