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

Updated Jun 24, 2022 12:01 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 3 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 14 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 98 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
Since 1900, Prineville has had 3 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 14 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, and 98 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 3.1 | 19 mi SE of Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, USA -

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.6 | Clackamas County, 22 mi E of Salem (Oregon), Marion County, Oregon, USA -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 3 or higher (115 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Dec 23, 2021 9:21 pm (GMT -8) (Dec 24, 2021 05:21 GMT)
3.1

76 km
80 km (50 mi)19 mi southeast of Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, USA 1 reportMoreMap
Jun 5, 2021 8:51 pm (GMT -7) (Jun 6, 2021 03:51 GMT)
4.0

4.1 km
4 km (2.5 mi)37 mi east of Eugene, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA 51 reportsMoreMap
Feb 8, 2021 9:34 pm (GMT -8) (Feb 9, 2021 05:34 GMT)
3.5

5.8 km
18 km (11 mi)21 mi west of The Dalles, Wasco County, Oregon, USA 106 reportsMoreMap
Apr 15, 2018 03:45 GMT
3.1

18 km
82 km (51 mi)4 mi south of Silverton, Marion County, Oregon, USA 7 reportsMoreMap
Dec 14, 2017 01:24 GMT
4.0

17 km
78 km (48 mi)7.5 mi south of Molalla, Clackamas County, Oregon, USA 100 reportsMoreMap
Jul 17, 2016 01:16 GMT
3.0

27 km
74 km (46 mi)1.2 mi south of Beaverton, Washington County, Oregon, USA MoreMap
Oct 26, 2015 06:11 GMT
3.0

8 km
10 km (6.2 mi)15 mi southwest of La Pine, Deschutes County, Oregon, USA MoreMap
Jul 5, 2015 03:39 GMT
3.0

1 km
2 km (1.2 mi)6.7 mi northeast of Government Camp, Clackamas County, Oregon, USA MoreMap
Jul 4, 2015 15:42 GMT
4.1

7 km
81 km (50 mi)8.7 mi east of Springfield, Lane County, Oregon, USA 62 reportsMoreMap
Friday, May 15, 2015 15:42:43 (May 15, 2015 22:42 GMT)
3.0

14 km
38 km (24 mi)1.5 mi south of Wamic, Wasco County, Oregon, USA MoreMap
Nov 3, 2014 22:28 GMT
3.0

1 km
28 km (17 mi)2.3 mi northwest of Bend, Deschutes County, Oregon, USA 1 reportMoreMap
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 07:15 (America/Los_Angeles) (Nov 19, 2012 14:15 GMT)
3.2

19 km
59 km (37 mi)Sauvie Island, Oregon, 5 mi west of Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, USA 1 reportMoreMap
Fri, 7 Sep 2012 21:57 (America/Los_Angeles) (Sep 8, 2012 04:57 GMT)
3.5

23 km
83 km (52 mi)5.8 mi west of Molalla, Clackamas County, Oregon, USA MoreMap
Dec 30, 2010 09:17 GMT
3.6

16 km
7.9 mi east of Maupin, Wasco County, Oregon, USA MoreMap
May 14, 2010 19:03 GMT
3.0

3.7 km
3.8 mi north of Government Camp, Clackamas County, Oregon, USA MoreMap
Jan 2, 2010 16:36 GMT
3.6

15 km
6.7 mi southeast of Maupin, Wasco County, Oregon, USA MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.7 x 1013 joules (7.42 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6384 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Prineville Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Prineville?

The last earthquake in Prineville occurred 28 weeks ago: Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 19 mi southeast of Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, USA, on Thursday, Dec 23, 2021 at 9:21 pm (GMT -8).

How many quakes were there in Prineville since 1900?

Since 1900, Prineville, Oregon, USA had 115 quakes up to magnitude 5.6.

What was the strongest quake in Prineville since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Prineville since 1900 occurred 29 years ago: Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - Clackamas County, 22 mi east of Salem (Oregon), Marion County, Oregon, USA, on Thursday, March 25, 1993 at 13:34 GMT.

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