Latest Earthquakes in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

Latest Earthquakes in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. 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 11 out of 7 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
14 years ago
On 2010-01-11 15:53:56
-5.607, -35.674
143 km (89 mi) → E of Rio Grande do Norte
M 4.3
11.5 km
34 years ago
On 1989-10-17 15:02:54
-5.532, -38.259
145 km (90 mi) ↙ SW of Rio Grande do Norte
M 4.2
33 km
34 years ago
On 1989-08-28 08:06:18
-4.509, -38.318
180 km (112 mi) ← W of Rio Grande do Norte
M 0
10 km
34 years ago
On 1989-08-26 16:05:41
-4.73, -37.95
133 km (82 mi) ← W of Rio Grande do Norte
M 0
10 km
35 years ago
On 1989-03-26 13:25:36
-5.039, -37.649
86 km (54 mi) ← W of Rio Grande do Norte
M 4.4
10 km
35 years ago
On 1989-03-10 04:11:22
-5.806, -35.605
155 km (96 mi) → E of Rio Grande do Norte
M 5
10 km
37 years ago
On 1986-11-30 05:19:48
-5.494, -35.769
131 km (81 mi) → E of Rio Grande do Norte
M 5.1
5 km
37 years ago
On 1986-09-03 01:16:03
-5.379, -35.975
108 km (67 mi) ↗ NE of Rio Grande do Norte
M 0
5 km
37 years ago
On 1986-08-23 20:06:29
-5.794, -35.41
176 km (109 mi) → E of Rio Grande do Norte
M 0
10 km
37 years ago
On 1986-08-21 09:34:39
-5.978, -35.546
168 km (104 mi) → E of Rio Grande do Norte
M 4.2
10 km
43 years ago
On 1980-11-20 03:29:42
-4.486, -38.266
177 km (110 mi) ← W of Rio Grande do Norte
M 5.1
10 km

Rio Grande do Norte Earthquake Statistics

Rio Grande do Norte in , Brazil has experienced a total of 7 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Rio Grande do Norte 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Rio Grande do Norte was last updated at 2024-05-15 04:00:27.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 4 4 36.36%
M 5 3 27.27%

Magnitude distribution for Rio Grande do Norte was last updated at 2024-05-26 08:00:27.

When was the last earthquake in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil?

The last earthquake in Rio Grande do Norte was 14 years ago and struck 143 km (89 mi) → E of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.30 on the richter scale and a depth of 11.5 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Rio Grande do Norte was a 5.10 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 32 km SE of Chorozinho, Brazil or 177 km (110 mi) ← W from the center of Rio Grande do Norte, 43 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil?

In 2024, Rio Grande do Norte 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 Rio Grande do Norte is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, Rio Grande do Norte has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.09 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Rio Grande do Norte is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.01 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.