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

Updated Apr 2, 2022 22:04 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 4 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 47 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 161 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
Since 1900, Scott has had 4 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 47 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, and 161 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 4.0 | 13 mi NW of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, USA -

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.3 | White County, 15 mi NE of Harrisburg (Illinois), Saline County, Illinois, USA -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 3 or higher (212 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Nov 17, 2021 8:53 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 18, 2021 02:53 GMT)
4.0

17 km
1438 km (894 mi)13 mi northwest of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, USA 3057 reportsMoreMap
Sep 12, 2021 11:04 pm (GMT -5) (Sep 13, 2021 04:04 GMT)
3.1

9.4 km
1528 km (949 mi)14 mi north of Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA 28 reportsMoreMap
Sep 7, 2021 8:52 pm (GMT -5) (Sep 8, 2021 01:52 GMT)
4.3

1.5 km
1485 km (923 mi)24 mi west of Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri, USA 10 reportsMoreMap
May 12, 2021 10:40 am (GMT -5) (May 12, 2021 15:40 GMT)
3.0

8.8 km
1514 km (941 mi)23 mi south of Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri, USA MoreMap
2019-10-12 07:55:25 -06:00 (Oct 12, 2019 13:55 GMT)
3.0

8.6 km
1308 km (813 mi)3.1 mi southwest of Lilbourn, New Madrid County, Missouri, USA 2 reportsMoreMap
2019-09-27 02:47:45 -06:00 (Sep 27, 2019 08:47 GMT)
3.3

8.2 km
1308 km (813 mi)3.1 mi southwest of Lilbourn, New Madrid County, Missouri, USA 2 reportsMoreMap
2019-09-26 22:42:20 -06:00 (Sep 27, 2019 04:42 GMT)
3.0

17 km
1341 km (833 mi)7.3 mi east of East Prairie, Mississippi County, Missouri, USA MoreMap
2019-04-24 04:56:54 -06:00 (Apr 24, 2019 10:56 GMT)
3.7

14 km
1331 km (827 mi)7.7 mi northwest of Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA 125 reportsMoreMap
Nov 22, 2018 01:55 GMT
3.0

10 km
1320 km (820 mi)Missouri, 5.9 mi northwest of Tiptonville, Lake County, Tennessee, USA 1 reportMoreMap
Oct 22, 2018 11:06 GMT
3.2

7 km
1330 km (826 mi)2.7 mi east of Ridgely, Lake County, Tennessee, USA 10 reportsMoreMap
Jan 16, 2018 16:57 GMT
3.6

11 km
1308 km (813 mi)3 mi southwest of Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA 9 reportsMoreMap
Oct 15, 2017 10:16 GMT
3.6

17 km
1274 km (792 mi)3.8 mi southeast of Manila, Mississippi County, arkanasasa, USA 26 reportsMoreMap
Sep 19, 2017 11:47 GMT
3.8

15 km
1460 km (907 mi)Illinois, 36 mi northwest of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA 29 reportsMoreMap
Sep 9, 2017 04:15 GMT
3.2

12 km
1460 km (907 mi)13 mi southeast of Parkersburg, Richland County, Illinois, USA 3 reportsMoreMap
2017-08-18 09:18:21 -06:00 (Aug 18, 2017 15:18 GMT)
3.2

12 km
1314 km (816 mi)5.2 mi south of Marston, New Madrid County, Missouri, USA MoreMap
2017-07-30 20:16:19 -06:00 (Jul 31, 2017 02:16 GMT)
3.1

4.9 km
1325 km (823 mi)2.9 mi north of Ridgely, Lake County, Tennessee, USA 3 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.4 x 1013 joules (9.37 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 8064 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Scott Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Scott?

The last earthquake in Scott occurred 27 weeks ago: Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 13 mi northwest of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, USA, on Wednesday, Nov 17, 2021 at 8:53 pm (GMT -6).

How many quakes were there in Scott since 1900?

Since 1900, Scott, Missouri, USA had 212 quakes up to magnitude 5.3.

What was the strongest quake in Scott since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Scott since 1900 occurred 54 years ago: Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - White County, 15 mi northeast of Harrisburg (Illinois), Saline County, Illinois, USA, on Saturday, November 9, 1968 at 17:01 GMT.

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