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

Updated Jul 30, 2022 15:04 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 5 quakes above magnitude 7
  • 29 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 107 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, Rio Dell has had 5 quakes of magnitude 7.0 or above, 29 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, and 107 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 6.2 | North Pacific Ocean, 45 mi SW of Eureka, Humboldt County, 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 (141 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
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 585 reportsMoreMap
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 165 reportsMoreMap
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 reportsMoreMap
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 reportsMoreMap
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 reportsMoreMap
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 reportsMoreMap
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 reportsMoreMap
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 reportsMoreMap
Jul 29, 2017 00:02 GMT
5.0

30 km
194 km (121 mi) OFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA 4 reportsMoreMap
Sep 3, 2016 03:27 GMT
5.6

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

18 km
38 km (24 mi) NORTHERN CALIFORNIA 26 reportsMoreMap
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 reportMoreMap
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 reportsMoreMap
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 MoreMap
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 reportsMoreMap
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 MoreMap
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 MoreMap
Feb 13, 2012 21:07 GMT
5.6

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

23 km
61km WSW of Ferndale, California (USA) MoreMap
Jan 10, 2010 00:27 GMT
6.5

29 km
offshore Northern California (USA) MoreMap
Apr 30, 2008 03:03 GMT
5.4

28 km
Northern California (USA) MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.1 x 1016 joules (8540 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 459.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Rio Dell Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Rio Dell?

The last earthquake in Rio Dell occurred 34 weeks ago: Very strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 45 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA, on Monday, Dec 20, 2021 at 12:10 pm (GMT -8).

How many quakes were there in Rio Dell since 1900?

Since 1900, Rio Dell, California, USA had 141 quakes up to magnitude 7.3.

What was the strongest quake in Rio Dell since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Rio Dell since 1900 occurred 101 years ago: Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - 75 mi west of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA, on Tuesday, January 31, 1922 at 13:17 GMT.

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