Latest Earthquakes Near Benguela, Benguela Province in ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด Angola

Latest Earthquakes Near Benguela, Benguela Province in Angola

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Benguela, Benguela Province in Angola. Each earthquake event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event ever recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
(Currently displaying 4 out of 4 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
9 years ago
On 2014-11-10 01:28:55
-12.4524, 14.7572
147 km (91 mi) โ†— NE of Benguela
M 4.1
15 km
10 years ago
On 2013-11-19 00:15:21
-11.794, 14.691
164 km (102 mi) โ†— NE of Benguela
M 4.2
15.06 km
21 years ago
On 2003-03-23 18:09:26
-13.763, 14.273
161 km (100 mi) โ†˜ SE of Benguela
M 4.8
38.2 km
34 years ago
On 1989-06-05 16:23:40
-12.002, 14.563
141 km (87 mi) โ†— NE of Benguela
M 5.1
10 km

Benguela Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Benguela has experiences a total of 4 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Benguela 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Benguela was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:00:16.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 4 3 75.0%
M 5 1 25.0%

Magnitude distribution for Benguela was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:00:19.

To conserve energy and maximize resource utilization, we calculate historical earthquake statistics in batches. This is done sporadically when sufficient resources are available to the system. Thus, annual earthquakes count and magnitude distribution for various locations on earth, may lag behind in certain instances. Most commonly it's a matter of hours, sometimes days, or even up to a few weeks.

Common Questions

When was the last earthquake in Benguela, Benguela Province, Angola?

The last earthquake in Benguela was 9 years ago and struck 147 km (91 mi) โ†— NE of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.10 on the richter scale and a depth of 15.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Benguela, Benguela Province, Angola?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Benguela was a 5.10 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 141 km (87 mi) โ†— NE of the city, 34 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Benguela, Benguela Province, Angola?

In 2024, Benguela has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.05 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Benguela is struck by an earthquake every 0.00 months.

Earthquakes Near other Cities in Benguela Province, Angola

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.


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.