Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ป Cape Verde

Latest Earthquakes in Cape Verde

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

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
(Currently displaying 9 out of 9 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
10 years ago
On 2014-02-26 13:19:48
15.0306, -24.4873
119 km (74 mi) โ†“ S of Cape Verde
M 4.3
11.37 km
13 years ago
On 2011-01-16 08:33:18
17.137, -26.531
297 km (185 mi) โ† W of Cape Verde
M 4.8
10 km
19 years ago
On 2004-08-17 05:03:39
14.653, -25.003
184 km (114 mi) โ†“ S of Cape Verde
M 4.6
10 km
20 years ago
On 2004-01-11 11:58:34
17.697, -26.514
327 km (203 mi) โ† W of Cape Verde
M 4.6
10 km
25 years ago
On 1998-09-18 13:47:13
14.474, -25.001
200 km (124 mi) โ†“ S of Cape Verde
M 5
10 km
33 years ago
On 1991-04-07 17:48:13
17.256, -26.291
281 km (174 mi) โ† W of Cape Verde
M 4.8
10 km
34 years ago
On 1990-05-27 10:12:37
14.637, -23.524
159 km (99 mi) โ†˜ SE of Cape Verde
M 4.2
10 km
50 years ago
On 1974-03-31 21:12:57
17.037, -26.436
284 km (176 mi) โ† W of Cape Verde
M 4.9
33 km
50 years ago
On 1973-10-29 12:21:01
17.217, -26.615
309 km (192 mi) โ† W of Cape Verde
M 4.4
33 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ป Cape Verde

Cape Verde is a country in Western Africa that has experienced a total of 9 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Cape Verde 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Cape Verde was last updated at 2023-11-16 22:42:08.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 4 8 88.89%
M 5 1 11.11%

Magnitude distribution for Cape Verde was last updated at 2024-05-12 07:00:06.

When was the last earthquake in Cape Verde?

The last earthquake in Cape Verde was 10 years ago and struck 119 km (74 mi) โ†“ S from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.30 on the richter scale and a depth of 11.37 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Cape Verde?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Cape Verde was a 5.00 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 54 km SW of Nova Sintra, Cabo Verde or 200 km (124 mi) โ†“ S from the center of Cape Verde, 25 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in Cape Verde?

In 2024, Cape Verde has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 0.12 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Cape Verde is struck by 0.01 earthquakes per month.

Earthquakes By Region in Cape Verde

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.


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.