Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ Botswana

Latest Earthquakes in Botswana

An overview of the latest earthquakes near the Botswana. 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 27 out of 24 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 years ago
On 2020-12-20 10:44:44
-24.7146, 26.1042
370 km (230 mi) โ†˜ SE of Botswana
M 3.6
5 km
6 years ago
On 2017-11-01 12:12:41
-22.6374, 25.1076
134 km (83 mi) โ†’ E of Botswana
M 4.7
10 km
6 years ago
On 2017-08-12 02:37:47
-23.574, 25.7253
248 km (154 mi) โ†˜ SE of Botswana
M 4.9
10 km
6 years ago
On 2017-07-04 11:37:05
-22.5858, 25.0636
127 km (79 mi) โ†’ E of Botswana
M 4.9
10 km
6 years ago
On 2017-06-21 07:10:30
-22.6405, 25.2713
148 km (92 mi) โ†’ E of Botswana
M 4.2
10 km
7 years ago
On 2017-04-08 19:55:32
-22.5662, 25.0836
128 km (79 mi) โ†’ E of Botswana
M 4.7
14.43 km
7 years ago
On 2017-04-06 02:30:22
-22.7852, 25.0163
136 km (84 mi) โ†’ E of Botswana
M 4.5
10 km
7 years ago
On 2017-04-05 00:55:50
-22.5646, 25.0868
128 km (79 mi) โ†’ E of Botswana
M 5
10 km
7 years ago
On 2017-04-03 23:16:22
-22.5758, 25.1258
132 km (82 mi) โ†’ E of Botswana
M 4
15.91 km
7 years ago
On 2017-04-03 18:38:12
-22.5667, 25.0991
129 km (80 mi) โ†’ E of Botswana
M 4.6
14.96 km
7 years ago
On 2017-04-03 18:11:26
-22.5783, 25.1693
136 km (84 mi) โ†’ E of Botswana
M 4.7
16.15 km
7 years ago
On 2017-04-03 17:50:16
-22.1421, 25.1468
119 km (74 mi) โ†’ E of Botswana
M 5
10 km
7 years ago
On 2017-04-03 17:40:18
-22.6784, 25.1558
140 km (87 mi) โ†’ E of Botswana
M 6.5
29 km
15 years ago
On 2009-05-01 18:23:06
-18.816, 23.907
354 km (220 mi) โ†– NW of Botswana
M 4
10 km
18 years ago
On 2005-11-28 06:14:44
-19.357, 23.592
296 km (184 mi) โ†– NW of Botswana
M 3.8
13 km
22 years ago
On 2002-04-19 15:48:47
-23.306, 26.115
261 km (162 mi) โ†’ E of Botswana
M 4.5
10 km
28 years ago
On 1995-10-22 07:18:03
-24.177, 25.679
296 km (184 mi) โ†˜ SE of Botswana
M 3.9
10 km
31 years ago
On 1993-02-10 05:01:03
-23.697, 26.442
313 km (194 mi) โ†’ E of Botswana
M 4.3
33 km
32 years ago
On 1991-12-02 14:37:58
-19.659, 23.585
263 km (163 mi) โ†– NW of Botswana
M 4.1
10 km
33 years ago
On 1990-06-08 04:28:09
-24.96, 25.936
383 km (238 mi) โ†˜ SE of Botswana
M 3.3
10 km
38 years ago
On 1986-01-31 21:55:27
-23.056, 26.335
267 km (165 mi) โ†’ E of Botswana
M 3.6
10 km
38 years ago
On 1986-01-20 14:54:51
-18.895, 21.956
405 km (252 mi) โ†– NW of Botswana
M 4.4
10 km
39 years ago
On 1984-06-04 06:45:05
-20.257, 26.316
308 km (191 mi) โ†— NE of Botswana
M 0
10 km
41 years ago
On 1982-06-16 17:57:24
-23.274, 26.024
251 km (156 mi) โ†’ E of Botswana
M 0
33 km
47 years ago
On 1976-07-20 15:40:49
-19.667, 23.443
265 km (165 mi) โ†– NW of Botswana
M 0
33 km
71 years ago
On 1952-10-11 01:24:03
-19.612, 23.27
276 km (171 mi) โ†– NW of Botswana
M 5.84
15 km
71 years ago
On 1952-09-11 08:23:39
-19.628, 23.258
274 km (170 mi) โ†– NW of Botswana
M 5.89
15 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ Botswana

Botswana is a country in Southern Africa that has experienced a total of 24 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Botswana 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Botswana was last updated at 2023-11-16 22:42:07.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 5 18.52%
M 4 14 51.85%
M 5 4 14.81%
M 6 1 3.7%

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

When was the last earthquake in Botswana?

The last earthquake in Botswana was 3 years ago and struck 370 km (230 mi) โ†˜ SE from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 3.60 on the richter scale and a depth of 5.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Botswana?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Botswana was a 6.50 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 29.0 kilometers. It struck 132 km WSW of Moijabana, Botswana or 140 km (87 mi) โ†’ E from the center of Botswana, 7 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in Botswana?

In 2024, Botswana has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 0.32 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Botswana is struck by 0.03 earthquakes per month.

Earthquakes By Region in Botswana

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.