Historic Earthquakes in the United States and Its Territories

We're transitioning to a new system, so this webpage is being phased out and is no longer maintained as of 04/12. A replacement is under development.

Sorted by State & Date

Selected earthquakes of general historic interest.
All earthquake dates are UTC, not local time.

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Cascadia Subduction Zone Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Guam Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Madrid New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Puerto Rico Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Cascadia Subduction Zone

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

  • 1914 03 05 - Georgia - M 4.5

Guam

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

  • 1905 04 13 - Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

  • 1990 01 13 - Maryland - M 2.5

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Madrid

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Puerto Rico

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

  • 1962 04 10 - Vermont - M 4.2

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

  • 1947 05 06 - Wisconsin

Wyoming