Latest Earthquakes Near Gießen, Hesse in 🇩🇪 Germany

Latest Earthquakes Near Gießen, Hesse in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Gießen, Hesse in Germany. Each earthquake event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event ever recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 50 out of 569 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 years ago
On 2020-09-11 05:21:10
49.6088, 8.2773
112 km (69 mi) ↓ S of Gießen
M 2.2
11.01 km
9 years ago
On 2014-05-17 16:46:27
49.7934, 8.6319
88 km (54 mi) ↓ S of Gießen
M 3.6
10 km
13 years ago
On 2011-02-14 12:43:12
50.34, 7.841
65 km (40 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 3.9
12 km
13 years ago
On 2010-12-23 01:35:58
49.993, 8.224
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S of Gießen
M 3.4
9 km
13 years ago
On 2010-06-29 00:42:46
50.035, 8.311
66 km (41 mi) ↓ S of Gießen
M 3.4
10 km
14 years ago
On 2010-04-11 11:16:16
50.354, 7.339
98 km (60 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 3.4
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-20 04:48:16
51.78, 7.972
141 km (87 mi) ↖ NW of Gießen
M 3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-08 17:21:52
51.119, 6.484
164 km (102 mi) ← W of Gießen
M 3
2 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 16:31:14
51.4, 7.84
107 km (66 mi) ↖ NW of Gießen
M 2.9
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-13 04:37:25
50.34, 7.45
90 km (56 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-09 20:40:28
51.612, 7.768
130 km (81 mi) ↖ NW of Gießen
M 2.5
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-29 13:36:10
50.372, 7.425
91 km (56 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 3
14.8 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-06 11:16:44
50.766, 10.038
98 km (60 mi) ↗ NE of Gießen
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-23 14:54:51
50.148, 7.375
104 km (64 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 2.6
3 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-16 23:29:05
50.17, 7.79
78 km (48 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 2.8
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-13 00:39:00
51.479, 6.714
169 km (105 mi) ← W of Gießen
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-13 14:11:38
49.65, 8.24
108 km (67 mi) ↓ S of Gießen
M 3
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-11-20 08:22:32
50.221, 7.823
72 km (45 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 3
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-11-17 19:03:36
50.2, 8.03
62 km (39 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 2.8
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-10-12 20:14:17
51.696, 7.82
136 km (85 mi) ↖ NW of Gießen
M 2.7
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-10-01 11:25:52
50.046, 7.405
108 km (67 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 2.6
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-08 18:44:49
51.661, 7.704
137 km (85 mi) ↖ NW of Gießen
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-03 03:29:18
50.27, 7.46
93 km (57 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 2.5
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-03 02:58:08
50.404, 7.24
103 km (64 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 4.4
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-06-20 01:26:32
50.04, 7.9
82 km (50 mi) ↓ S of Gießen
M 2.5
2 km
16 years ago
On 2007-05-29 10:01:02
49.585, 8.245
115 km (71 mi) ↓ S of Gießen
M 2.5
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-05-03 22:58:04
50.29, 7.53
87 km (54 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 2.5
10 km
17 years ago
On 2007-04-20 16:29:58
50.308, 7.458
91 km (56 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 2.8
10 km
17 years ago
On 2007-04-11 17:01:02
50.294, 7.363
98 km (61 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 3.3
11.5 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-22 04:27:40
51.44, 6.99
151 km (94 mi) ← W of Gießen
M 3.3
5 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-03 11:24:24
51.717, 7.608
146 km (90 mi) ↖ NW of Gießen
M 2.7
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-01-14 22:10:55
50.1, 7.65
90 km (56 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 2.7
10 km
17 years ago
On 2007-01-11 03:24:40
50.13, 7.66
88 km (54 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 2.6
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-11-18 08:26:09
50.26, 7.38
98 km (61 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 3.1
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-10-25 14:11:39
51.298, 10.648
159 km (98 mi) ↗ NE of Gießen
M 3
1 km
17 years ago
On 2006-10-01 00:17:03
50.51, 7.237
102 km (63 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 3
4 km
17 years ago
On 2006-10-01 00:00:06
50.508, 7.227
102 km (63 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 2.9
4 km
17 years ago
On 2006-09-24 00:29:35
50.83, 9.145
42 km (26 mi) ↗ NE of Gießen
M 2.6
11.3 km
17 years ago
On 2006-09-22 11:48:11
50.38, 7.38
94 km (58 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 3.3
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-08-18 04:02:27
51.394, 6.813
158 km (98 mi) ← W of Gießen
M 2.7
1 km
17 years ago
On 2006-08-11 19:49:34
51.472, 6.853
160 km (100 mi) ← W of Gießen
M 2.7
1 km
17 years ago
On 2006-06-13 10:10:17
49.791, 7.356
129 km (80 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 2.5
14.7 km
17 years ago
On 2006-05-31 23:44:51
51.367, 6.765
159 km (99 mi) ← W of Gießen
M 2.5
5 km
17 years ago
On 2006-05-31 03:17:35
51.501, 6.838
163 km (101 mi) ← W of Gießen
M 2.8
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-05-18 22:34:32
51.324, 6.987
143 km (89 mi) ← W of Gießen
M 3
5 km
17 years ago
On 2006-05-05 04:07:36
51.282, 6.771
154 km (95 mi) ← W of Gießen
M 2.7
10 km
18 years ago
On 2006-03-28 15:02:13
50.321, 7.295
102 km (63 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 2.9
6 km
18 years ago
On 2006-03-20 23:17:41
51.459, 6.797
163 km (101 mi) ← W of Gießen
M 2.5
5 km
18 years ago
On 2006-03-07 21:26:46
50.27, 7.59
84 km (52 mi) ↙ SW of Gießen
M 3.1
5 km
18 years ago
On 2006-02-05 02:02:35
51.689, 7.789
137 km (85 mi) ↖ NW of Gießen
M 2.6
1 km

Gießen Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Gießen has experiences a total of 569 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Gießen 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Gießen was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:09:12.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 1 48 7.33%
M 2 374 57.1%
M 3 132 20.15%
M 4 9 1.37%
M 5 6 0.92%

Magnitude distribution for Gießen was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:12:27.

To conserve energy and maximize resource utilization, we calculate historical earthquake statistics in batches. This is done sporadically when sufficient resources are available to the system. Thus, annual earthquakes count and magnitude distribution for various locations on earth, may lag behind in certain instances. Most commonly it's a matter of hours, sometimes days, or even up to a few weeks.

Common Questions

When was the last earthquake in Gießen, Hesse, Germany?

The last earthquake in Gießen was 3 years ago and struck 112 km (69 mi) ↓ S of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 2.20 on the richter scale and a depth of 11.01 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Gießen, Hesse, Germany?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Gießen was a 5.52 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 137 km (85 mi) ← W of the city, 73 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Gießen, Hesse, Germany?

In 2024, Gießen has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 7.59 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Gießen is struck by an earthquake every 0.63 months.

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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.