Latest Earthquakes in Plateau Department, Benin

Latest Earthquakes in Plateau Department, Benin

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Plateau Department, Benin. Each event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event recorded was in 1950.

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Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
14 years ago
On 2009-09-11 03:10:18
6.556, 2.415
88 km (55 mi) โ†“ S of Plateau Department
M 4.4
10 km

Plateau Department Earthquake Statistics

Plateau Department in , Benin has experienced a total of 1 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Plateau Department 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Plateau Department was last updated at 2024-05-15 04:00:25.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 4 1 100.0%

Magnitude distribution for Plateau Department was last updated at 2024-05-26 08:00:25.

When was the last earthquake in Plateau Department, Benin?

The last earthquake in Plateau Department was 14 years ago and struck 88 km (55 mi) โ†“ S of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.40 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Plateau Department, Benin?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Plateau Department was a 4.40 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 13 km NNE of Abomey-Calavi, Benin or 88 km (55 mi) โ†“ S from the center of Plateau Department, 14 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Plateau Department, Benin?

In 2024, Plateau Department has experienced 0 earthquakes, which is lower than the yearly average of X. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Plateau Department is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, Plateau Department has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.01 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Plateau Department is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.00 months.

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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.