Latest Earthquakes in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Latest Earthquakes in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 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 30 out of 30 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 years ago
On 2021-05-15 06:13:34
9.1826, 39.6144
96 km (60 mi) โ†— NE of Addis Ababa
M 4
10 km
7 years ago
On 2017-01-27 16:29:22
7.671, 38.6682
145 km (90 mi) โ†“ S of Addis Ababa
M 5.3
10 km
8 years ago
On 2016-01-24 18:34:32
7.0885, 38.4794
212 km (132 mi) โ†“ S of Addis Ababa
M 4.4
10 km
8 years ago
On 2015-10-29 00:35:36
9.0216, 39.7736
111 km (69 mi) โ†— NE of Addis Ababa
M 4.3
16.76 km
9 years ago
On 2015-03-31 12:29:53
7.8935, 38.1148
140 km (87 mi) โ†“ S of Addis Ababa
M 4.2
10 km
9 years ago
On 2014-12-29 16:09:52
7.411, 38.8101
174 km (108 mi) โ†˜ SE of Addis Ababa
M 4.4
10.68 km
10 years ago
On 2014-06-20 12:42:11
10.6937, 38.9343
191 km (118 mi) โ†‘ N of Addis Ababa
M 4.2
10 km
12 years ago
On 2011-10-17 01:03:25
7.643, 37.868
178 km (110 mi) โ†“ S of Addis Ababa
M 4.4
10 km
13 years ago
On 2010-12-19 12:14:24
7.521, 37.839
191 km (118 mi) โ†“ S of Addis Ababa
M 5.1
10 km
14 years ago
On 2009-09-19 17:56:09
9.563, 40.181
169 km (105 mi) โ†— NE of Addis Ababa
M 4.5
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-15 16:19:02
7.532, 37.96
183 km (113 mi) โ†“ S of Addis Ababa
M 0
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-12 10:48:16
7.623, 38.052
169 km (105 mi) โ†“ S of Addis Ababa
M 0
10 km
17 years ago
On 2007-07-08 18:31:30
10.327, 40.257
222 km (138 mi) โ†— NE of Addis Ababa
M 4.1
10 km
17 years ago
On 2007-05-17 00:21:38
9.765, 40.669
227 km (141 mi) โ†— NE of Addis Ababa
M 4.4
10 km
18 years ago
On 2006-07-04 05:51:58
7.917, 39.009
121 km (75 mi) โ†˜ SE of Addis Ababa
M 4.5
10 km
20 years ago
On 2004-01-18 06:27:00
10.656, 39.668
211 km (131 mi) โ†‘ N of Addis Ababa
M 4.6
10 km
29 years ago
On 1995-01-20 07:14:27
7.16, 38.441
205 km (127 mi) โ†“ S of Addis Ababa
M 5
13.8 km
31 years ago
On 1993-02-13 02:25:49
8.331, 39.308
94 km (58 mi) โ†˜ SE of Addis Ababa
M 5.3
12.4 km
32 years ago
On 1991-07-26 15:33:38
7.57, 37.665
197 km (122 mi) โ†“ S of Addis Ababa
M 4.4
10 km
35 years ago
On 1989-05-11 20:53:51
8.946, 39.982
134 km (83 mi) โ†’ E of Addis Ababa
M 4.9
10 km
38 years ago
On 1985-10-28 12:08:36
9.463, 39.648
111 km (69 mi) โ†— NE of Addis Ababa
M 4.7
10 km
38 years ago
On 1985-08-14 20:37:44
8.301, 38.524
79 km (49 mi) โ†“ S of Addis Ababa
M 4.9
33 km
50 years ago
On 1974-02-25 16:05:15
9.843, 40.032
169 km (105 mi) โ†— NE of Addis Ababa
M 4.5
33 km
56 years ago
On 1968-01-23 19:18:13
8.603, 37.619
131 km (82 mi) โ†™ SW of Addis Ababa
M 5.19
15 km
63 years ago
On 1961-06-14 20:32:22
10.364, 39.638
181 km (112 mi) โ†‘ N of Addis Ababa
M 5.66
20 km
63 years ago
On 1961-06-03 15:23:21
10.305, 40.138
211 km (131 mi) โ†— NE of Addis Ababa
M 5.44
20 km
63 years ago
On 1961-06-02 07:02:50
9.957, 39.723
151 km (94 mi) โ†‘ N of Addis Ababa
M 5.62
15 km
63 years ago
On 1961-06-02 05:44:56
10.257, 39.867
186 km (116 mi) โ†‘ N of Addis Ababa
M 5.92
20 km
63 years ago
On 1961-06-02 04:51:16
10.162, 39.764
171 km (106 mi) โ†‘ N of Addis Ababa
M 6.03
20 km
63 years ago
On 1961-06-01 23:29:25
10.466, 39.717
195 km (121 mi) โ†‘ N of Addis Ababa
M 6.15
25 km

Addis Ababa Earthquake Statistics

Addis Ababa in , Ethiopia has experienced a total of 30 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Addis Ababa 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Addis Ababa was last updated at 2024-05-15 04:01:08.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 0 2 6.67%
M 4 17 56.67%
M 5 9 30.0%
M 6 2 6.67%

Magnitude distribution for Addis Ababa was last updated at 2024-05-26 08:01:13.

When was the last earthquake in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia?

The last earthquake in Addis Ababa was 3 years ago and struck 96 km (60 mi) โ†— NE of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.00 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Addis Ababa was a 6.15 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 25.0 kilometers. It struck 32 km SSW of Kemis?, Ethiopia or 195 km (121 mi) โ†‘ N from the center of Addis Ababa, 63 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia?

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

In 2024, Addis Ababa has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.40 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Addis Ababa is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.03 months.

Earthquakes Near Cities in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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.