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

Updated: Aug 16, 2022 01:20 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 5 quakes above magnitude 7
  • 31 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 113 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, Indianola has had 5 quakes of magnitude 7.0 or above, 31 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, and 113 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.3 | North Pacific Ocean, California, USA -

Strongest quake: Mag. 7.3 | 75 mi W of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (149 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Jan 5, 2022 6:41 pm (GMT -8) (Jan 6, 2022 02:41 GMT)
5.3

8 km
151 km (94 mi)155 Km WSW of Ferndale, California 15 reportsMore
Dec 20, 2021 12:10 pm (GMT -8) (Dec 20, 2021 20:10 GMT)
6.2

15 km
225 km (140 mi)38km W of Petrolia, CA 583 reportsMore
17 Jul 11:46 pm (GMT -7) (Jul 18, 2021 06:46 GMT)
5.1

31 km
211 km (131 mi)12km W of Petrolia, CA 99 reportsMore
2020-03-24 18:58:37 -08:00 (Mar 25, 2020 02:58 GMT)
5.5

65 km
39 km (24 mi)18km SW of Anderson, CA (USA) 2 reportsMore
2020-03-18 14:08:20 -08:00 (Mar 18, 2020 22:08 GMT)
5.2

29 km
207 km (129 mi)15km W of Petrolia, CA (USA) 63 reportsMore
2020-03-08 18:59:08 -08:00 (Mar 9, 2020 02:59 GMT)
5.8

3.2 km
197 km (122 mi)69km W of Petrolia, CA (USA) 76 reportsMore
2019-10-28 03:01:04 -08:00 (Oct 28, 2019 11:01 GMT)
5.2

10 km
126 km (78 mi)130km W of Brookings, OR (USA) 12 reportsMore
2019-06-22 19:53:02 -08:00 (Jun 23, 2019 03:53 GMT)
5.6

9.4 km
196 km (122 mi)6km SSW of Petrolia, CA (USA) 72 reportsMore
2017-09-22 11:50:36 -08:00 (Sep 22, 2017 19:50 GMT)
5.6

4.6 km
223 km (139 mi)- 58km W of Ferndale, California 15 reportsMore
Jul 29, 2017 00:02 GMT
5.0

30 km
194 km (121 mi) OFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA 4 reportsMore
2016-09-24 21:01:50 -08:00 (Sep 25, 2016 05:01 GMT)
5.0

10 km
108 km (67 mi)- 151km WSW of Gold Beach, Oregon 5 reportsMore
Sep 3, 2016 03:27 GMT
5.6

10 km
168 km (104 mi) OFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA 5 reportsMore
Aug 10, 2016 02:57 GMT
5.1

18 km
38 km (24 mi) NORTHERN CALIFORNIA 26 reportsMore
Friday, May 29, 2015 00:05:34 (May 29, 2015 07:05 GMT)
5.1

5 km
79 km (49 mi)11km NNE of Lewiston, California 1 reportMore
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 13:08:53 (Jan 28, 2015 21:08 GMT)
5.7

17 km
218 km (135 mi)40km SW of Ferndale, California 9 reportsMore
Thursday, January 01, 2015 04:16:14 (Jan 1, 2015 12:16 GMT)
5.1

24 km
171 km (106 mi)128km W of Ferndale, California More
Sunday, March 09, 2014 21:18:13 (Mar 10, 2014 05:18 GMT)
6.8

17 km
200 km (124 mi)77km WNW of Ferndale, California 102 reportsMore
Fri, 20 Jul 2012 22:04 (Jul 21, 2012 06:04 GMT)
5.2

0.6 km
266 km (165 mi)83km W of Ferndale, California More
Fri, 20 Jul 2012 17:52 (Jul 21, 2012 01:52 GMT)
5.1

10 km
286 km (178 mi)105km W of Ferndale, California More
Feb 13, 2012 9:07 pm (GMT +0) (Feb 13, 2012 21:07 GMT)
5.6

27 km
Northern California (USA) More
Feb 4, 2010 20:20 GMT
5.9

23 km
61km WSW of Ferndale, California (USA) More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.1 x 1016 joules (8642 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7.4 x 106 tons of TNT or 464.7 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station Crater Lake Bunk House: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Indianola Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Indianola?

The last earthquake in Indianola occurred 39 weeks ago: Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, California, USA, on Wednesday, Jan 5, 2022 at 6:41 pm (GMT -8).

How many quakes were there in Indianola since 1900?

Since 1900, Indianola, California, USA had 149 quakes up to magnitude 7.3.

What was the strongest quake in Indianola since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Indianola since 1900 occurred 101 years ago: Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - 75 mi west of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA, on Tuesday, Jan 31, 1922 at 1:17 pm (GMT +0).

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