2024 Great Nebraska Earthquake
Earthquake Damage (1)

Damage to Houses in Southern Grand Island
Date September 1st, 2024
Time 12:28 PM
Duration 1 minute (60 Seconds)
Magnitude 7.0 (moment magnitude scale)
Depth 12km
Epicenter 6km North of Grand Island, NE
Type Strike Slip
Areas affected US Midwest
Total damages $40-65 billion
Maximum intensity VII - Major
Foreshocks Unknown
Aftershocks 870
Total casualties 2,005 dead, 28,991 injured, 5,950 missing

The 2024 Great Nebraska Earthquake was probably the Strongest Quake to ever strike the US State of Nebraska


The Nebraskan fault zone was Started Following this Great Earthquake after a series of smaller Faults had been opened.

The Event

  • Many Homes were Destroyed Nebraska by this Earthquake
  • A Small portion of the Newly Spawn Fault tore through part of a Busy Highway
  • First Responders had a rough time retrieving victims from Collapsed Buildings.
  • Some Speculated that the Quake was Generated by the New Madrid Fault, but later found otherwise