Latest Earthquakes Near Hannover, Lower Saxony in 🇩🇪 Germany

Latest Earthquakes Near Hannover, Lower Saxony in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Hannover, Lower Saxony 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 86 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
2 years ago
On 2021-09-13 01:22:51
53.1128, 9.1344
91 km (57 mi) ↖ NW of Hannover
M 2.9
5.31 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-20 04:48:16
51.78, 7.972
137 km (85 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-09 20:40:28
51.612, 7.768
158 km (98 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-07-18 18:12:39
52.33, 7.66
140 km (87 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 3.4
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-03 00:06:17
53.082, 9.114
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW of Hannover
M 2.8
5 km
16 years ago
On 2007-10-12 20:14:17
51.696, 7.82
150 km (93 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.7
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-20 19:54:47
52.362, 7.607
144 km (89 mi) ← W of Hannover
M 3.7
10 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-03 11:24:24
51.717, 7.608
162 km (100 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.7
1 km
17 years ago
On 2006-10-25 14:11:39
51.298, 10.648
134 km (83 mi) ↘ SE of Hannover
M 3
1 km
18 years ago
On 2006-07-02 14:37:36
52.815, 7.822
138 km (85 mi) ← W of Hannover
M 3
5 km
18 years ago
On 2006-02-05 02:02:35
51.689, 7.789
153 km (95 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.6
1 km
18 years ago
On 2005-11-28 03:14:13
51.711, 7.818
150 km (93 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.8
5 km
19 years ago
On 2005-07-15 15:02:48
52.927, 8.622
97 km (60 mi) ← W of Hannover
M 4
10 km
19 years ago
On 2005-02-25 22:48:15
51.559, 7.738
163 km (101 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.9
10 km
19 years ago
On 2005-02-05 16:28:21
51.585, 7.815
157 km (98 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.5
10 km
19 years ago
On 2005-02-01 18:26:31
51.675, 7.957
144 km (89 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.9
1 km
19 years ago
On 2005-01-27 05:19:45
51.574, 7.81
158 km (98 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.8
10 km
19 years ago
On 2005-01-25 18:45:14
51.721, 7.861
146 km (91 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.6
1 km
19 years ago
On 2004-10-20 06:59:14
53.011, 9.467
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW of Hannover
M 4.5
5.5 km
19 years ago
On 2004-09-17 20:14:13
51.644, 7.858
151 km (94 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.5
10 km
20 years ago
On 2004-06-21 03:25:33
51.49, 10.367
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE of Hannover
M 2.1
5 km
20 years ago
On 2004-06-17 23:59:45
51.674, 7.837
151 km (93 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.4
1 km
20 years ago
On 2004-06-17 22:03:31
51.671, 7.743
156 km (97 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.6
1 km
20 years ago
On 2004-05-24 14:51:40
51.547, 7.769
162 km (101 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.7
10 km
20 years ago
On 2004-05-17 03:40:24
51.787, 7.842
144 km (89 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.8
5 km
20 years ago
On 2004-01-23 12:26:54
51.595, 7.814
157 km (97 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.4
5 km
20 years ago
On 2003-11-01 21:52:11
51.706, 7.601
163 km (101 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 1.8
5 km
20 years ago
On 2003-10-28 00:50:58
51.602, 7.778
158 km (98 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.1
5 km
20 years ago
On 2003-10-27 02:44:58
51.589, 7.769
160 km (99 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 1.8
5 km
20 years ago
On 2003-09-27 01:32:09
51.692, 7.579
165 km (102 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2
5 km
21 years ago
On 2003-06-05 22:34:30
51.37, 10.728
130 km (81 mi) ↘ SE of Hannover
M 2
10 km
21 years ago
On 2003-04-05 02:20:43
51.766, 7.549
163 km (101 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 1.8
10 km
21 years ago
On 2003-03-20 21:40:13
51.9, 7.4
167 km (104 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.1
1 km
21 years ago
On 2003-01-06 21:49:36
52.317, 7.609
144 km (89 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 4.3
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-10-11 01:22:27
51.696, 7.696
158 km (98 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.6
10 km
22 years ago
On 2002-05-24 20:39:26
51.346, 10.705
132 km (82 mi) ↘ SE of Hannover
M 2.6
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-12-29 20:44:30
52.3, 7.7
138 km (85 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 3
2 km
22 years ago
On 2001-12-05 01:12:15
51.6, 7.8
157 km (97 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 1.9
1 km
22 years ago
On 2001-10-06 19:30:58
51.5, 10.5
110 km (68 mi) ↘ SE of Hannover
M 1.7
1 km
23 years ago
On 2001-03-02 00:15:42
51.5, 10.4
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE of Hannover
M 2.1
1 km
23 years ago
On 2001-02-25 18:00:53
51.5, 10.4
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE of Hannover
M 2.2
1 km
23 years ago
On 2001-01-10 07:33:54
51.5, 10.5
110 km (68 mi) ↘ SE of Hannover
M 2.5
1 km
23 years ago
On 2000-08-01 03:07:58
51.6, 7.8
157 km (97 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 1.8
1 km
24 years ago
On 2000-05-19 19:22:40
53.407, 10.88
138 km (86 mi) ↑ N of Hannover
M 3.5
10 km
24 years ago
On 2000-02-09 21:25:39
51.772, 7.775
149 km (92 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.7
10 km
24 years ago
On 1999-09-23 15:53:09
51.532, 7.869
158 km (98 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 3.1
10 km
25 years ago
On 1999-05-31 15:54:03
51.814, 7.95
136 km (84 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.5
10 km
25 years ago
On 1998-09-17 17:00:30
52.031, 7.815
136 km (84 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 2.6
10 km
25 years ago
On 1998-08-18 05:09:08
51.684, 7.631
162 km (101 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 3.2
10 km
26 years ago
On 1998-07-22 19:51:47
51.61, 7.875
152 km (94 mi) ↙ SW of Hannover
M 3.1
10 km

Hannover Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Hannover has experiences a total of 86 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Hannover 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Hannover was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:09:19.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 1 6 6.38%
M 2 51 54.26%
M 3 23 24.47%
M 4 5 5.32%
M 5 1 1.06%

Magnitude distribution for Hannover was last updated at 2024-06-07 20:11:32.

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 Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany?

The last earthquake in Hannover was 2 years ago and struck 91 km (57 mi) ↖ NW of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 2.90 on the richter scale and a depth of 5.31 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Hannover was a 5.39 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 155 km (96 mi) ↘ SE of the city, 71 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany?

In 2024, Hannover has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 1.15 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Hannover is struck by an earthquake every 0.10 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.