Latest Earthquakes Near Varel, Lower Saxony in 🇩🇪 Germany

Latest Earthquakes Near Varel, Lower Saxony in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Varel, 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 29 out of 27 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
1 year ago
On 2022-09-24 10:20:37
53.3619, 6.8098
88 km (54 mi) ↙ SW of Varel
M 2.7
5 km
2 years ago
On 2021-09-13 01:22:51
53.1128, 9.1344
73 km (45 mi) → E of Varel
M 2.9
5.31 km
4 years ago
On 2019-05-22 03:48:59
53.3922, 6.5867
102 km (63 mi) ← W of Varel
M 3.2
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-02-07 23:19:08
53.41, 6.623
100 km (62 mi) ← W of Varel
M 3.4
10 km
11 years ago
On 2012-08-16 20:30:33
53.342, 6.752
92 km (57 mi) ↙ SW of Varel
M 3.4
3 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-30 05:54:28
53.378, 6.602
101 km (63 mi) ↙ SW of Varel
M 3.3
3 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-18 18:12:39
52.33, 7.66
122 km (76 mi) ↓ S of Varel
M 3.4
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-03 00:06:17
53.082, 9.114
73 km (45 mi) → E of Varel
M 2.8
5 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-20 19:54:47
52.362, 7.607
120 km (74 mi) ↓ S of Varel
M 3.7
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-08-08 05:03:59
53.363, 6.536
106 km (65 mi) ↙ SW of Varel
M 3.8
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-07-02 14:37:36
52.815, 7.822
68 km (42 mi) ↓ S of Varel
M 3
5 km
18 years ago
On 2005-11-20 21:43:42
52.076, 7.336
156 km (97 mi) ↓ S of Varel
M 2.9
10 km
18 years ago
On 2005-07-15 15:02:48
52.927, 8.622
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE of Varel
M 4
10 km
19 years ago
On 2004-10-20 06:59:14
53.011, 9.467
98 km (61 mi) → E of Varel
M 4.5
5.5 km
19 years ago
On 2004-06-21 23:32:05
52.857, 6.413
129 km (80 mi) ↙ SW of Varel
M 3
5 km
20 years ago
On 2003-11-10 00:22:34
53.382, 6.314
120 km (75 mi) ↙ SW of Varel
M 3.1
10 km
20 years ago
On 2003-10-24 01:52:39
53.211, 6.374
118 km (73 mi) ↙ SW of Varel
M 2.9
10 km
21 years ago
On 2003-01-06 21:49:36
52.317, 7.609
125 km (77 mi) ↓ S of Varel
M 4.3
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-12-29 20:44:30
52.3, 7.7
125 km (77 mi) ↓ S of Varel
M 3
2 km
27 years ago
On 1997-02-19 21:53:46
52.98, 6.734
104 km (64 mi) ↙ SW of Varel
M 3
5 km
27 years ago
On 1996-05-25 08:43:29
52.82, 9.095
90 km (56 mi) → E of Varel
M 0
10 km
28 years ago
On 1995-08-03 17:47:06
52.161, 7.609
141 km (88 mi) ↓ S of Varel
M 3.6
10 km
30 years ago
On 1994-01-29 05:52:37
52.227, 7.779
132 km (82 mi) ↓ S of Varel
M 3.7
5 km
31 years ago
On 1993-03-22 18:40:45
52.245, 7.784
130 km (80 mi) ↓ S of Varel
M 3.8
10 km
32 years ago
On 1991-05-16 02:06:16
52.309, 7.649
125 km (77 mi) ↓ S of Varel
M 4.7
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-04-15 10:49:28
54.305, 6.187
162 km (101 mi) ← W of Varel
M 3.7
10 km
42 years ago
On 1981-07-17 01:18:38
52.924, 8.557
59 km (37 mi) ↘ SE of Varel
M 0
10 km
42 years ago
On 1981-07-13 08:12:42
52.385, 7.613
117 km (73 mi) ↓ S of Varel
M 4.3
10 km
46 years ago
On 1977-06-02 13:32:14
53.067, 9.553
101 km (62 mi) → E of Varel
M 3.8
0 km

Varel Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Varel has experiences a total of 27 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Varel 1950-2024

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

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 5 17.24%
M 3 17 58.62%
M 4 5 17.24%

Magnitude distribution for Varel was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:12:47.

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 Varel, Lower Saxony, Germany?

The last earthquake in Varel was 1 year ago and struck 88 km (54 mi) ↙ SW of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 2.70 on the richter scale and a depth of 5.0 km.

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

The strongest earthquake recorded near Varel was a 4.70 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 125 km (77 mi) ↓ S of the city, 32 years ago.

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

In 2024, Varel has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.36 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Varel is struck by an earthquake every 0.03 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.