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Earthquakes in or near New York State, USA

Updated May 27, 2022 20:10 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 30 days:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 3
  • 5 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 2 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 30 days, New York had 1 quake of magnitude 3.1 and 5 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 2 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 2.1 | 9.7 km E of Gravenhurst, Muskoka District Municipality, 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:2 quakes | 2 quakes M2+
Past 30 days:8 quakes | 5 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+
Past 90 days:23 quakes | 11 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+
Past 365 days:89 quakes | 42 quakes M2+ | 2 quakes M3+

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Quakes in or near New York, USA | Worldwide

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (22 quakes):
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Friday, May 27, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 26, 2022 8:03 pm (GMT -4) (May 27, 2022 00:03 GMT)
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n/a
1.1 mi northeast of Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 4 reports
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Thursday, May 26, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 26, 2022 7:45 am (GMT -4) (May 26, 2022 11:45 GMT)
2.1

2 km
9.7 km east of Gravenhurst, Muskoka District Municipality, Ontario, Canada MoreMap
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 25, 2022 2:15 pm (GMT -4) (May 25, 2022 18:15 GMT)
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n/a
14 mi southeast of Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 2 reports
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 23, 2022 11:59 pm (GMT -4) (May 24, 2022 03:59 GMT)
2.2

2.9 km
5 Km NE of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire 79 reportsMoreMap
Monday, May 23, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 22, 2022 11:44 pm (GMT -4) (May 23, 2022 03:44 GMT)
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n/a
1.8 km west of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (unconfirmed)
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
3.1 mi southeast of Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA (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) 2 reportsMoreMap
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
15 mi southwest of Philadelphia, Filadelfia konderria County, Pennsylvania, USA (unconfirmed) 2 reportsMoreMap
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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n/a
Long Island, 0.2 mi east of Centereach, Suffolk County, New York, USA (unconfirmed) 2 reportsMoreMap
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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n/a
3.3 mi west of Jackson, Camden County, New Jersey, USA (unconfirmed) 102 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
7.8 mi east of 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
24 mi northeast of Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA (unconfirmed) 4 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.4 x 109 joules (947 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.815 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 1 day 8 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 9.7 km east of Gravenhurst, Muskoka District Municipality, Ontario, Canada, on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 7:45 am (GMT -4).

How many quakes were there in New York past month?

In the past 30 days, New York, USA had 22 quakes up to magnitude 3.1.

What was the strongest quake in New York past month?

The strongest earthquake in New York past month occurred 2 weeks ago: Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Renfrew County, 38 km west of Kanata, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 10:12 am (GMT -4).

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