Latest Earthquakes in Sotavento Islands, Cape Verde

Latest Earthquakes in Sotavento Islands, Cape Verde

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Sotavento Islands, 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.
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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
52 km (32 mi) โ† W of Sotavento Islands
M 4.3
11.37 km
19 years ago
On 2004-08-17 05:03:39
14.653, -25.003
114 km (71 mi) โ†™ SW of Sotavento Islands
M 4.6
10 km
25 years ago
On 1998-09-18 13:47:13
14.474, -25.001
122 km (76 mi) โ†™ SW of Sotavento Islands
M 5
10 km
34 years ago
On 1990-05-27 10:12:37
14.637, -23.524
65 km (40 mi) โ†’ E of Sotavento Islands
M 4.2
10 km

Sotavento Islands Earthquake Statistics

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

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Sotavento Islands 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Sotavento Islands was last updated at 2024-07-18 04:00:55.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

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

Magnitude distribution for Sotavento Islands was last updated at 2024-05-26 08:00:48.

When was the last earthquake in Sotavento Islands, Cape Verde?

The last earthquake in Sotavento Islands was 10 years ago and struck 52 km (32 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 Sotavento Islands, Cape Verde?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Sotavento Islands was a 5.00 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 54 km SW of Nova Sintra, Cabo Verde or 122 km (76 mi) โ†™ SW from the center of Sotavento Islands, 25 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Sotavento Islands, Cape Verde?

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

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

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.