Latest Earthquakes in Nova Scotia, Canada

Latest Earthquakes in Nova Scotia, Canada

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Nova Scotia, 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 39 out of 39 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
4 months ago
On 2024-02-29 16:55:18
45.2822, -65.8873
181 km (112 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 2.3
3.37 km
4 months ago
On 2024-02-29 09:25:33
44.4701, -66.1649
193 km (120 mi) โ†™ SW of Nova Scotia
M 2.1
9.47 km
6 months ago
On 2024-01-07 14:27:55
45.6871, -65.9465
205 km (127 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 2.1
5 km
1 year ago
On 2023-06-28 09:11:51
43.7059, -64.3378
118 km (73 mi) โ†“ S of Nova Scotia
M 2.4
10.93 km
1 year ago
On 2023-05-08 13:43:37
45.8988, -65.6873
203 km (126 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 1.5
5 km
1 year ago
On 2023-04-20 01:51:35
45.8178, -65.975
215 km (133 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 1.6
5 km
1 year ago
On 2022-11-24 06:12:22
45.1499, -65.7241
164 km (102 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 2
5 km
1 year ago
On 2022-10-01 22:34:33
44.6835, -64.6293
69 km (43 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 2.3
5 km
1 year ago
On 2022-08-12 02:40:49
42.998, -64.8318
206 km (128 mi) โ†“ S of Nova Scotia
M 2.4
5 km
2 years ago
On 2022-05-02 23:57:34
44.7111, -65.0682
104 km (65 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 1.8
5 km
3 years ago
On 2021-01-15 02:30:15
45.9477, -65.509
197 km (122 mi) โ†– NW of Nova Scotia
M 2.2
17.82 km
3 years ago
On 2020-09-20 00:41:47
45.8077, -65.9837
215 km (133 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 1.8
5 km
3 years ago
On 2020-09-19 05:06:54
44.8325, -64.7994
84 km (52 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 2.1
5 km
4 years ago
On 2020-03-03 04:42:11
44.6106, -63.522
19 km (11 mi) โ†’ E of Nova Scotia
M 2.1
5 km
4 years ago
On 2020-03-02 00:38:44
44.62, -63.5813
14 km (9 mi) โ†’ E of Nova Scotia
M 1.5
5.6 km
4 years ago
On 2019-12-17 01:24:23
44.4031, -65.7691
163 km (101 mi) โ†™ SW of Nova Scotia
M 2.2
5 km
5 years ago
On 2019-06-18 15:12:36
45.813, -65.962
214 km (133 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 2.4
5 km
5 years ago
On 2019-03-23 01:24:12
45.9491, -65.6991
207 km (129 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 1.5
5 km
5 years ago
On 2018-09-29 13:32:55
44.1695, -66.2656
208 km (129 mi) โ†™ SW of Nova Scotia
M 2.5
22.76 km
6 years ago
On 2018-06-07 06:51:26
45.1237, -65.9777
182 km (113 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 1.2
5 km
6 years ago
On 2018-05-16 23:04:10
44.946, -66.3847
210 km (130 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 1.6
12.76 km
6 years ago
On 2018-05-14 04:19:35
45.4945, -65.5945
171 km (106 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 2.1
5 km
6 years ago
On 2017-12-17 16:36:41
44.705, -64.883
90 km (55 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 2.1
5 km
6 years ago
On 2017-08-29 10:11:03
45.5056, -65.3153
153 km (95 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 2.2
7.07 km
7 years ago
On 2017-07-15 18:52:13
43.87, -65.94
196 km (122 mi) โ†™ SW of Nova Scotia
M 2.2
18 km
7 years ago
On 2017-02-13 11:29:16
45.3809, -66.0875
199 km (124 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 2.1
5 km
7 years ago
On 2017-01-12 21:11:47
44.63, -63.316
34 km (21 mi) โ†’ E of Nova Scotia
M 2.7
18 km
7 years ago
On 2016-12-13 14:40:21
44.33, -66.1
190 km (118 mi) โ†™ SW of Nova Scotia
M 3
18 km
8 years ago
On 2016-06-17 05:44:32
44.27, -65.2
124 km (77 mi) โ†™ SW of Nova Scotia
M 2.4
5 km
8 years ago
On 2016-05-15 00:41:28
45.941, -65.489
195 km (121 mi) โ†– NW of Nova Scotia
M 2.1
5 km
8 years ago
On 2016-04-04 21:01:42
44.495, -65.763
161 km (100 mi) โ†™ SW of Nova Scotia
M 2.1
5 km
9 years ago
On 2015-06-27 16:44:36
44.388, -65.397
135 km (83 mi) โ†™ SW of Nova Scotia
M 2.5
5 km
9 years ago
On 2015-06-20 14:40:28
44.393, -65.412
136 km (84 mi) โ†™ SW of Nova Scotia
M 2.9
5 km
10 years ago
On 2014-05-29 02:11:20
44.3161, -66.2657
204 km (126 mi) โ†™ SW of Nova Scotia
M 2.5
5 km
17 years ago
On 2007-07-16 15:27:12
44.297, -64.726
88 km (55 mi) โ†™ SW of Nova Scotia
M 3.2
5 km
17 years ago
On 2006-08-11 09:02:02
44.797, -65.359
128 km (79 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 3.2
5 km
36 years ago
On 1988-04-24 01:14:52
45.96, -64.88
167 km (104 mi) โ†– NW of Nova Scotia
M 3.7
18 km
39 years ago
On 1984-09-23 08:56:31
46.0, -64.8
168 km (104 mi) โ†– NW of Nova Scotia
M 3.9
18 km
43 years ago
On 1981-04-13 17:31:38
45.9, -65.73
206 km (128 mi) โ† W of Nova Scotia
M 3.8
18 km

Nova Scotia Earthquake Statistics

Nova Scotia in , Canada has experienced a total of 39 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Nova Scotia 1950-2024

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

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 1 8 20.51%
M 2 25 64.1%
M 3 6 15.38%

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

When was the last earthquake in Nova Scotia, Canada?

The last earthquake in Nova Scotia was 4 months ago and struck 181 km (112 mi) โ† W of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 2.30 on the richter scale and a depth of 3.369 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Nova Scotia, Canada?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Nova Scotia was a 3.90 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 18.0 kilometers. It struck 10 km S of Moncton, Canada or 168 km (104 mi) โ†– NW from the center of Nova Scotia, 39 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Nova Scotia, Canada?

In 2024, Nova Scotia has experienced 3 earthquakes, which is lower than the yearly average of X. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Nova Scotia is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, Nova Scotia has experienced 3 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.52 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Nova Scotia is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.04 months.

Earthquakes Near Cities in Nova Scotia, 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.