Latest Earthquakes in Northwest Territories, Canada

Latest Earthquakes in Northwest Territories, Canada

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Northwest Territories, 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 22 out of 18 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 years ago
On 2020-11-17 20:50:55
63.5726, -126.2935
155 km (96 mi) โ†“ S of Northwest Territories
M 4.4
8.72 km
9 years ago
On 2014-08-29 18:37:30
65.629, -122.6503
135 km (84 mi) โ†— NE of Northwest Territories
M 4.6
9.03 km
11 years ago
On 2013-02-03 05:01:06
64.93, -123.15
80 km (50 mi) โ†— NE of Northwest Territories
M 4
10 km
12 years ago
On 2012-03-02 23:29:21
64.263, -128.674
193 km (120 mi) โ†™ SW of Northwest Territories
M 4.7
20 km
12 years ago
On 2011-09-26 01:02:56
63.434, -126.278
169 km (105 mi) โ†“ S of Northwest Territories
M 5.3
1 km
14 years ago
On 2010-05-25 21:18:45
63.492, -127.049
182 km (113 mi) โ†“ S of Northwest Territories
M 4.2
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-07-14 15:55:57
63.524, -123.782
153 km (95 mi) โ†˜ SE of Northwest Territories
M 4.2
10 km
18 years ago
On 2006-03-06 02:52:53
64.936, -129.115
201 km (125 mi) โ† W of Northwest Territories
M 3.6
5 km
18 years ago
On 2006-03-05 20:31:51
64.902, -129.196
205 km (127 mi) โ† W of Northwest Territories
M 3.8
3 km
18 years ago
On 2006-03-05 10:42:15
64.911, -129.18
204 km (127 mi) โ† W of Northwest Territories
M 5.6
5.7 km
20 years ago
On 2004-01-03 08:03:56
65.57, -123.87
94 km (58 mi) โ†‘ N of Northwest Territories
M 3
1 km
20 years ago
On 2003-11-04 01:00:15
65.5, -123.87
87 km (54 mi) โ†‘ N of Northwest Territories
M 4.5
20 km
21 years ago
On 2002-10-26 12:14:27
64.79, -129.27
209 km (130 mi) โ† W of Northwest Territories
M 3.9
5 km
25 years ago
On 1999-06-16 10:04:23
63.892, -126.902
143 km (89 mi) โ†“ S of Northwest Territories
M 0
5 km
25 years ago
On 1998-09-26 05:13:04
63.435, -126.639
177 km (110 mi) โ†“ S of Northwest Territories
M 4
5 km
26 years ago
On 1998-02-20 10:08:34
64.494, -128.386
172 km (107 mi) โ†™ SW of Northwest Territories
M 3.6
10 km
31 years ago
On 1993-04-06 10:19:12
63.887, -126.81
140 km (87 mi) โ†“ S of Northwest Territories
M 0
10 km
34 years ago
On 1989-12-25 08:24:21
62.972, -124.953
206 km (128 mi) โ†“ S of Northwest Territories
M 3.7
18 km
38 years ago
On 1986-03-18 08:08:32
64.029, -126.978
135 km (84 mi) โ†™ SW of Northwest Territories
M 0
10 km
43 years ago
On 1981-02-20 17:37:34
63.449, -123.149
173 km (107 mi) โ†˜ SE of Northwest Territories
M 4.8
10 km
45 years ago
On 1979-06-07 08:00:02
64.103, -128.552
194 km (121 mi) โ†™ SW of Northwest Territories
M 4.3
33 km
73 years ago
On 1950-10-03 12:40:10
65.702, -128.326
188 km (117 mi) โ† W of Northwest Territories
M 0
15 km

Northwest Territories Earthquake Statistics

Northwest Territories in , Canada has experienced a total of 18 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Northwest Territories 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Northwest Territories was last updated at 2024-07-18 04:00:39.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 6 27.27%
M 4 10 45.45%
M 5 2 9.09%

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

When was the last earthquake in Northwest Territories, Canada?

The last earthquake in Northwest Territories was 3 years ago and struck 155 km (96 mi) โ†“ S of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.40 on the richter scale and a depth of 8.72 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Northwest Territories, Canada?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Northwest Territories was a 5.60 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 5.7 kilometers. It struck 117 km WSW of Norman Wells, Canada or 204 km (127 mi) โ† W from the center of Northwest Territories, 18 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Northwest Territories, Canada?

In 2024, Northwest Territories 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 Northwest Territories is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, Northwest Territories has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.24 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Northwest Territories is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.02 months.

Earthquakes Near Cities in Northwest Territories, 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.