Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซ French Guiana

Latest Earthquakes in French Guiana

An overview of the latest earthquakes near the French Guiana. 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 2 out of 2 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
6 years ago
On 2017-09-29 09:08:45
5.1969, -52.4698
145 km (90 mi) โ†‘ N of French Guiana
M 3.4
11.84 km
17 years ago
On 2006-06-08 16:29:13
4.664, -51.896
142 km (88 mi) โ†— NE of French Guiana
M 5
10 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซ French Guiana

French Guiana is a country in South America that has experienced a total of 2 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in French Guiana 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for French Guiana was last updated at 2023-11-16 22:42:10.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 1 50.0%
M 5 1 50.0%

Magnitude distribution for French Guiana was last updated at 2024-05-12 07:00:08.

When was the last earthquake in French Guiana?

The last earthquake in French Guiana was 6 years ago and struck 145 km (90 mi) โ†‘ N from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 3.40 on the richter scale and a depth of 11.84 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near French Guiana?

The strongest earthquake recorded near French Guiana was a 5.00 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 48 km E of Roura, French Guiana or 142 km (88 mi) โ†— NE from the center of French Guiana, 17 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in French Guiana?

In 2024, French Guiana has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 0.03 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that French Guiana is struck by 0.00 earthquakes per month.

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 It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources.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.