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Earthquakes in or near New York State, USA

Updated May 22, 2022 21:02 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 14 days:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 3
  • 3 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 1 quake below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 14 days, New York had 1 quake of magnitude 3.1 and 3 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Latest quake: Mag. 1.6 | 50 km NW of Kingston, Ontario, Canada -

Strongest quake: Mag. 3.1 | 24 km W of Kanata, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near New York, USA (updated )

Past 24 hours:no confirmed quakes
Past 7 days:1 quake
Past 30 days:6 quakes | 3 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+
Past 90 days:21 quakes | 9 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+
Past 365 days:89 quakes | 42 quakes M2+ | 2 quakes M3+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (13 quakes):
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Sunday, May 22, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 22, 2022 4:42 pm (GMT -4) (May 22, 2022 20:42 GMT)
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n/a
0.9 km southwest of Vaudreuil-Dorion, Montérégie, Quebec, Canada (preliminary) Early Alert!
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Saturday, May 21, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 21, 2022 12:00 am (GMT -4) (May 21, 2022 04:00 GMT)
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n/a
15 km southwest of Welland, Ontario, Canada (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 4 reports
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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
May 18, 2022 2:58 pm (GMT -4) (May 18, 2022 18:58 GMT)
1.6
50 km northwest of Kingston, Ontario, Canada MoreMap
May 17, 2022 9:43 pm (GMT -4) (May 18, 2022 01:43 GMT)
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n/a
0.3 mi east of Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 2 reports
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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 17, 2022 1:45 pm (GMT -4) (May 17, 2022 17:45 GMT)
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n/a
3.8 mi west of Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 2 reports
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Monday, May 16, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 15, 2022 10:16 pm (GMT -4) (May 16, 2022 02:16 GMT)
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54 mi northeast of Centereach, Suffolk County, New York, USA (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 2 reports
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Sunday, May 15, 2022 GMT (4 quakes)
May 15, 2022 6:13 am (GMT -4) (May 15, 2022 10:13 GMT)
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5.2 mi north of Jackson, Camden County, New Jersey, USA (unconfirmed) 101 reportsMoreMap
May 15, 2022 2:40 am (GMT -4) (May 15, 2022 06:40 GMT)
2.0

3.7 km
18 Km NE of New Shoreham, Rhode Island MoreMap
May 14, 2022 10:15 pm (GMT -4) (May 15, 2022 02:15 GMT)
2.2

5.4 km
18 Km NE of New Shoreham, Rhode Island 14 reportsMoreMap
May 14, 2022 9:32 pm (GMT -4) (May 15, 2022 01:32 GMT)
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n/a
Manhattan, 1.6 mi southeast of Elmhurst, Queens County, New York, USA (unconfirmed) 27 reportsMoreMap
Saturday, May 14, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 14, 2022 4:42 am (GMT -4) (May 14, 2022 08:42 GMT)
2.2

5.3 km
18 Km SSE of Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island 6 reportsMoreMap
Friday, May 13, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 13, 2022 8:34 am (GMT -4) (May 13, 2022 12:34 GMT)
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n/a
10.1 mi west of State College, Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA (unconfirmed) 4 reportsMoreMap
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 10, 2022 10:12 am (GMT -4) (May 10, 2022 14:12 GMT)
3.1

12 km
24 km west of Kanata, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 138 reportsMoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.1 x 109 joules (875 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.753 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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New York Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in New York?

The last earthquake in New York occurred 4 days ago: Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 50 km northwest of Kingston, Ontario, Canada, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 2:58 pm (GMT -4).

How many quakes were there in New York in the past 14 days?

In the past 14 days, New York, USA had 13 quakes up to magnitude 3.1.

What was the strongest quake in New York in the past 14 days?

The strongest earthquake in New York in the past 14 days occurred 12 days ago: Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 24 km west of Kanata, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 10:12 am (GMT -4).

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