Latest Earthquakes in Alberta, Canada

Latest Earthquakes in Alberta, Canada

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Alberta, Canada. Each event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 35 out of 33 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
2 years ago
On 2021-10-21 03:23:22
52.5706, -115.2218
176 km (109 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 4.2
17.03 km
4 years ago
On 2019-12-25 02:06:52
54.6505, -118.2372
134 km (83 mi) โ† W of Alberta
M 4
15.03 km
5 years ago
On 2019-03-10 10:00:34
52.7024, -115.0079
172 km (106 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 3.9
10 km
8 years ago
On 2016-01-12 18:27:21
54.4458, -117.0254
64 km (39 mi) โ†– NW of Alberta
M 4.4
5 km
9 years ago
On 2015-06-13 23:57:55
54.102, -116.9498
30 km (19 mi) โ† W of Alberta
M 4.6
5 km
9 years ago
On 2015-06-02 14:34:50
52.434, -115.022
196 km (121 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 3.5
1 km
9 years ago
On 2015-01-23 06:49:20
54.433, -117.3015
72 km (45 mi) โ†– NW of Alberta
M 4.4
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-06-05 19:30:20
52.594, -115.484
165 km (102 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 2.9
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-31 09:14:39
53.674, -116.495
29 km (18 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-11-12 20:16:38
53.191, -116.023
90 km (56 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 3.6
1 km
17 years ago
On 2006-08-14 04:21:50
52.752, -116.258
133 km (82 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 3.6
5 km
19 years ago
On 2005-06-26 18:03:55
52.82, -116.27
125 km (77 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 3.5
1 km
19 years ago
On 2005-05-05 09:50:59
52.16, -115.67
206 km (128 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 3.4
1 km
22 years ago
On 2002-03-07 21:15:10
52.05, -117.18
213 km (132 mi) โ†“ S of Alberta
M 3.6
1 km
23 years ago
On 2000-10-08 07:00:40
52.76, -116.19
132 km (82 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 3.3
1 km
24 years ago
On 1999-09-29 07:21:01
53.67, -116.65
29 km (18 mi) โ†“ S of Alberta
M 3.6
5 km
27 years ago
On 1997-06-10 18:08:23
52.777, -116.17
131 km (81 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 3.7
0 km
27 years ago
On 1997-03-31 02:01:42
52.76, -116.168
133 km (82 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 4.1
0 km
27 years ago
On 1996-10-19 07:44:54
52.214, -115.215
211 km (131 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 3.9
0 km
28 years ago
On 1996-05-19 05:44:21
52.38, -114.985
202 km (125 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 4.2
10 km
28 years ago
On 1996-02-25 23:44:53
52.295, -115.214
203 km (126 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 3.1
10 km
29 years ago
On 1995-05-03 18:12:39
55.393, -118.217
193 km (120 mi) โ†– NW of Alberta
M 3.3
0 km
29 years ago
On 1994-11-09 23:31:40
52.671, -116.194
142 km (88 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 3.5
10 km
29 years ago
On 1994-11-09 23:19:08
52.774, -116.215
131 km (81 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 2.9
10 km
32 years ago
On 1992-03-18 22:21:58
55.22, -115.963
148 km (92 mi) โ†‘ N of Alberta
M 3.5
5 km
34 years ago
On 1989-10-20 05:43:45
52.231, -115.232
209 km (130 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 4.1
5 km
35 years ago
On 1989-01-28 16:45:39
52.264, -115.176
207 km (129 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 3.4
5 km
38 years ago
On 1985-08-24 14:34:30
52.675, -115.405
160 km (99 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 3.4
5 km
38 years ago
On 1985-08-24 11:39:15
52.29, -115.44
197 km (122 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 4.4
5 km
39 years ago
On 1985-03-11 13:00:46
52.336, -115.072
203 km (126 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 0
5 km
39 years ago
On 1984-11-12 18:15:31
52.229, -115.431
204 km (126 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 0
5 km
44 years ago
On 1979-09-25 18:28:28
52.249, -115.44
202 km (125 mi) โ†˜ SE of Alberta
M 4.3
5 km
46 years ago
On 1978-05-14 22:37:04
52.661, -118.704
199 km (124 mi) โ†™ SW of Alberta
M 4.8
10 km
46 years ago
On 1977-10-09 16:42:39
53.689, -118.036
99 km (61 mi) โ†™ SW of Alberta
M 4.4
33 km
54 years ago
On 1970-03-08 18:52:15
54.968, -116.537
115 km (71 mi) โ†‘ N of Alberta
M 5.04
10 km

Alberta Earthquake Statistics

Alberta in , Canada has experienced a total of 33 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Alberta 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Alberta was last updated at 2024-05-15 04:00:30.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 3 8.57%
M 3 17 48.57%
M 4 12 34.29%
M 5 1 2.86%

Magnitude distribution for Alberta was last updated at 2024-05-26 08:00:31.

When was the last earthquake in Alberta, Canada?

The last earthquake in Alberta was 2 years ago and struck 176 km (109 mi) โ†˜ SE of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.20 on the richter scale and a depth of 17.03 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Alberta, Canada?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Alberta was a 5.04 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 49 km ESE of Valleyview, Canada or 115 km (71 mi) โ†‘ N from the center of Alberta, 54 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Alberta, Canada?

In 2024, Alberta has experienced 0 earthquakes, which is lower than the yearly average of X. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Alberta is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, Alberta has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.44 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Alberta is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.04 months.

Earthquakes Near Cities in Alberta, Canada

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.