Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Congo

Latest Earthquakes in Congo

An overview of the latest earthquakes near the Congo. 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 6 out of 5 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
19 years ago
On 2005-01-13 10:04:57
0.64, 17.391
322 km (200 mi) โ†— NE of Congo
M 4.6
10 km
22 years ago
On 2002-03-18 18:34:41
1.077, 17.514
362 km (225 mi) โ†— NE of Congo
M 3.4
10 km
24 years ago
On 2000-03-25 15:48:06
0.853, 17.453
341 km (212 mi) โ†— NE of Congo
M 4
10 km
26 years ago
On 1998-04-26 14:16:52
0.855, 17.342
332 km (206 mi) โ†— NE of Congo
M 5.2
10 km
26 years ago
On 1998-03-09 05:01:29
0.72, 17.458
333 km (207 mi) โ†— NE of Congo
M 0
10 km
26 years ago
On 1998-03-05 02:59:43
0.814, 17.418
336 km (208 mi) โ†— NE of Congo
M 5.1
10 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Congo

Congo is a country in Middle Africa that has experienced a total of 5 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Congo 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Congo was last updated at 2023-11-16 22:42:09.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 1 16.67%
M 4 2 33.33%
M 5 2 33.33%

Magnitude distribution for Congo was last updated at 2024-05-12 07:00:07.

When was the last earthquake in Congo?

The last earthquake in Congo was 19 years ago and struck 322 km (200 mi) โ†— NE from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.60 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Congo?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Congo was a 5.20 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 116 km SW of Impfondo, Republic of the Congo or 332 km (206 mi) โ†— NE from the center of Congo, 26 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in Congo?

In 2024, Congo has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 0.07 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Congo is struck by 0.01 earthquakes per month.

Earthquakes By Region in Congo

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.