Latest Earthquakes in Praia, Cape Verde

Latest Earthquakes in Praia, Cape Verde

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Praia, Cape Verde. 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
10 years ago
On 2014-02-26 13:19:48
15.0306, -24.4873
105 km (65 mi) โ† W of Praia
M 4.3
11.37 km
19 years ago
On 2004-08-17 05:03:39
14.653, -25.003
163 km (101 mi) โ†™ SW of Praia
M 4.6
10 km
25 years ago
On 1998-09-18 13:47:13
14.474, -25.001
167 km (104 mi) โ†™ SW of Praia
M 5
10 km
34 years ago
On 1990-05-27 10:12:37
14.637, -23.524
32 km (20 mi) โ†“ S of Praia
M 4.2
10 km

Praia Earthquake Statistics

Praia in , Cape Verde has experienced a total of 4 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Praia 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Praia was last updated at 2024-05-15 04:00:39.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 4 3 75.0%
M 5 1 25.0%

Magnitude distribution for Praia was last updated at 2024-05-26 08:00:42.

When was the last earthquake in Praia, Cape Verde?

The last earthquake in Praia was 10 years ago and struck 105 km (65 mi) โ† W of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.30 on the richter scale and a depth of 11.37 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Praia, Cape Verde?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Praia was a 5.00 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 54 km SW of Nova Sintra, Cabo Verde or 167 km (104 mi) โ†™ SW from the center of Praia, 25 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Praia, Cape Verde?

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

In 2024, Praia 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 Praia is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.00 months.

Earthquakes Near Cities in Praia, 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.

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.