Table of Minnesota's Earthquakes

Epicenter (Nearest Town) County Lat. Long. Date Maximum Intensity
Magnitude
1
Long Prairie

Todd

46.1 94.9 1860-'61
VI-VII
5.0
2
New Prague Scott 44.6 93.5 Dec. 16, 1860
VI
4.7
3
St. Vincent Kittson 49.0 97.2 Dec. 28, 1880
II-IV
3.6
4
New Ulm Brown 44.3 94.5 Feb. 5-Feb. 12, 1881
VI
3.0-4.0
5
Red Lake Beltrami 47.9 95.0 Feb. 6, 1917
V
3.8
6
Staples Todd 46.34 94.63 Sept. 3, 1917
VI-VII
4.3
7
Bowstring Itasca 47.5 93.8 Dec. 23, 1928
IV
3.8
8
Detroit Lakes Becker 46.9 96.0 Jan. 28, 1939
IV
3.9
9
Alexandria Douglas 46.1 95.2 Feb. 15, 1950
V
3.6
10
Pipestone Pipestone 44.0 96.4 Sept. 28, 1964
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3.4
11
Morris Stevens 45.50 96.10 July 9, 1975
VI
4.6 - 4.8
12
Milaca Mille Lacs 45.85 93.75 Mar. 5, 1979
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1.0
13
Evergreen Becker 46.78 95.55 Apr. 16, 1979
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3.1
14
Rush City Chisago 45.72 92.9 May 14, 1979
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0.1
15
Nisswa Crow Wing 46.50 94.33 July 26, 1979
III
1.0
16
Cottage Grove Washington 44.84 92.93 Apr. 24, 1981
III-IV
3.6
17
Walker Cass 47.10 94.6 Sept. 27, 1982
II
2.0
18
NW of Morris Stevens 45.67 96.29 June 4, 1993
V-VI
4.1
19
Granite Falls Yellow Medicine 44.86 95.56 Feb. 9, 1994
V
3.1