Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ถ Antarctica

Latest Earthquakes in Antarctica

An overview of the latest earthquakes near the Antarctica. 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 38 out of 38 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
9 years ago
On 2014-12-06 08:06:47
-70.4049, 64.2795
1958 km (1216 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 4.1
14.89 km
10 years ago
On 2014-02-08 01:28:23
-66.781, 108.0934
3391 km (2107 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 4.4
15.05 km
11 years ago
On 2012-08-03 06:06:09
-76.313, 164.067
3176 km (1974 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 5.1
10 km
12 years ago
On 2011-08-19 03:02:57
-71.722, 167.799
3698 km (2298 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 4.5
10 km
13 years ago
On 2010-06-01 01:56:48
-80.732, 157.95
2667 km (1657 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 4.2
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-28 07:14:43
-67.436, 112.918
3431 km (2132 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 4
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-28 18:03:26
-67.041, 111.53
3440 km (2138 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 3.5
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-27 20:14:28
-67.026, 112.732
3467 km (2154 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 4.2
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-25 07:07:36
-67.232, 112.283
3438 km (2136 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 4.3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-16 03:20:39
-67.215, 112.131
3436 km (2135 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 4.2
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-23 09:46:59
-67.167, 112.471
3448 km (2143 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 3.6
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-23 08:12:40
-67.139, 112.225
3446 km (2141 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 5.3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-05 16:48:19
-67.357, 112.525
3431 km (2132 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 3.9
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-05 14:56:31
-67.221, 112.523
3444 km (2140 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 3.6
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-20 11:04:56
-66.841, 112.769
3486 km (2166 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 4.1
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-06 04:27:58
-67.243, 112.216
3435 km (2135 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 4.4
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-06 04:17:11
-67.136, 112.371
3449 km (2143 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 4.4
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-06 04:16:06
-67.45, 111.99
3411 km (2119 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 0
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-06 04:12:34
-67.346, 112.461
3431 km (2132 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 4.7
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-29 11:50:32
-67.341, 112.334
3428 km (2130 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 4.6
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-17 15:14:11
-67.265, 111.735
3423 km (2127 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 4.2
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-11-04 20:35:37
-67.034, 111.199
3434 km (2134 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 5.7
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-07-17 23:41:10
-67.144, 111.382
3427 km (2130 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 4.1
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-05-28 01:26:08
-67.28, 111.953
3426 km (2129 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 4.3
5 km
19 years ago
On 2005-02-24 20:33:46
-65.752, 133.463
3983 km (2475 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 4.9
10 km
19 years ago
On 2005-02-23 04:44:33
-65.776, 133.521
3981 km (2474 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 4.9
10 km
19 years ago
On 2005-02-23 02:18:45
-65.719, 133.496
3986 km (2477 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 4.7
10 km
19 years ago
On 2005-02-22 23:14:17
-65.71, 133.289
3984 km (2476 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 5.4
10 km
22 years ago
On 2002-01-04 13:13:54
-75.5, 163.5
3262 km (2027 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 2.5
10 km
26 years ago
On 1997-11-30 22:44:30
-68.101, 153.952
3995 km (2482 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 4.1
10 km
27 years ago
On 1997-05-20 16:46:55
-73.718, 167.852
3479 km (2162 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 4
10 km
28 years ago
On 1996-01-16 15:58:18
-81.17, 158.503
2624 km (1630 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 4.3
10 km
29 years ago
On 1995-03-31 03:32:43
-70.749, 167.932
3806 km (2365 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 4.1
10 km
30 years ago
On 1993-05-31 08:34:22
-72.448, 174.838
3645 km (2265 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 5.5
10 km
40 years ago
On 1984-05-19 10:21:37
-67.532, 112.851
3421 km (2126 mi) โ†’ E of Antarctica
M 5
33 km
40 years ago
On 1984-05-19 04:01:15
-67.552, 113.268
3428 km (2130 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 5.1
33 km
49 years ago
On 1974-10-15 07:31:42
-70.518, 161.528
3794 km (2357 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 4.9
33 km
72 years ago
On 1952-04-20 09:37:04
-69.722, 157.985
3855 km (2395 mi) โ†˜ SE of Antarctica
M 5.95
15 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ถ Antarctica

Antarctica is a country in that has experienced a total of 38 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Antarctica 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Antarctica was last updated at 2023-11-16 22:42:06.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 0 1 2.63%
M 2 1 2.63%
M 3 4 10.53%
M 4 24 63.16%
M 5 8 21.05%

Magnitude distribution for Antarctica was last updated at 2024-05-12 07:00:04.

When was the last earthquake in Antarctica?

The last earthquake in Antarctica was 9 years ago and struck 1958 km (1216 mi) โ†’ E from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.10 on the richter scale and a depth of 14.89 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Antarctica?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Antarctica was a 5.95 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck Antarctica or 3855 km (2395 mi) โ†˜ SE from the center of Antarctica, 72 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in Antarctica?

In 2024, Antarctica has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 0.51 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Antarctica is struck by 0.04 earthquakes per month.

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.