Latest Earthquakes in Far North, Cameroon

Latest Earthquakes in Far North, Cameroon

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Far North, Cameroon. Each event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event recorded was in 1950.

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(Currently displaying 4 out of 4 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
13 years ago
On 2011-04-21 00:10:40
65.596, 124.706
132 km (82 mi) โ†˜ SE of Far North
M 4.5
21.7 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-08 13:30:30
65.895, 124.78
100 km (62 mi) โ†˜ SE of Far North
M 3.5
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-08 13:30:19
65.982, 124.73
90 km (56 mi) โ†˜ SE of Far North
M 3.8
10 km
24 years ago
On 1999-12-04 11:32:35
66.945, 127.755
160 km (99 mi) โ†— NE of Far North
M 4
10 km

Far North Earthquake Statistics

Far North in , Cameroon has experienced a total of 4 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Far North 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Far North was last updated at 2024-05-15 04:00:30.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 2 50.0%
M 4 2 50.0%

Magnitude distribution for Far North was last updated at 2024-05-26 08:00:30.

When was the last earthquake in Far North, Cameroon?

The last earthquake in Far North was 13 years ago and struck 132 km (82 mi) โ†˜ SE of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.50 on the richter scale and a depth of 21.7 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Far North, Cameroon?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Far North was a 4.50 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 21.7 kilometers. It struck 143 km SSE of Zhigansk, Russia or 132 km (82 mi) โ†˜ SE from the center of Far North, 13 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Far North, Cameroon?

In 2024, Far North 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 Far North is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, Far North has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.05 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Far North is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.00 months.

Earthquakes Near Cities in Far North, Cameroon

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.