Latest Earthquakes Near Wangerooge, Lower Saxony in 🇩🇪 Germany

Latest Earthquakes Near Wangerooge, Lower Saxony in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Wangerooge, 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 20 out of 18 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
1 year ago
On 2022-09-24 10:20:37
53.3619, 6.8098
86 km (53 mi) ↙ SW of Wangerooge
M 2.7
5 km
2 years ago
On 2021-09-13 01:22:51
53.1128, 9.1344
111 km (69 mi) → E of Wangerooge
M 2.9
5.31 km
5 years ago
On 2019-05-22 03:48:59
53.3922, 6.5867
97 km (60 mi) ↙ SW of Wangerooge
M 3.2
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-02-07 23:19:08
53.41, 6.623
94 km (58 mi) ↙ SW of Wangerooge
M 3.4
10 km
11 years ago
On 2012-08-16 20:30:33
53.342, 6.752
90 km (56 mi) ↙ SW of Wangerooge
M 3.4
3 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-30 05:54:28
53.378, 6.602
97 km (60 mi) ↙ SW of Wangerooge
M 3.3
3 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-03 00:06:17
53.082, 9.114
112 km (69 mi) → E of Wangerooge
M 2.8
5 km
17 years ago
On 2006-08-08 05:03:59
53.363, 6.536
101 km (63 mi) ↙ SW of Wangerooge
M 3.8
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-07-02 14:37:36
52.815, 7.822
108 km (67 mi) ↓ S of Wangerooge
M 3
5 km
18 years ago
On 2005-07-15 15:02:48
52.927, 8.622
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE of Wangerooge
M 4
10 km
19 years ago
On 2004-10-20 06:59:14
53.011, 9.467
135 km (84 mi) → E of Wangerooge
M 4.5
5.5 km
19 years ago
On 2004-06-21 23:32:05
52.857, 6.413
143 km (88 mi) ↓ S of Wangerooge
M 3
5 km
20 years ago
On 2003-11-10 00:22:34
53.382, 6.314
114 km (70 mi) ↙ SW of Wangerooge
M 3.1
10 km
20 years ago
On 2003-10-24 01:52:39
53.211, 6.374
119 km (74 mi) ↙ SW of Wangerooge
M 2.9
10 km
27 years ago
On 1997-02-19 21:53:46
52.98, 6.734
118 km (73 mi) ↓ S of Wangerooge
M 3
5 km
28 years ago
On 1996-05-25 08:43:29
52.82, 9.095
133 km (83 mi) ↘ SE of Wangerooge
M 0
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-04-15 10:49:28
54.305, 6.187
125 km (78 mi) ← W of Wangerooge
M 3.7
10 km
42 years ago
On 1981-07-17 01:18:38
52.924, 8.557
105 km (65 mi) ↘ SE of Wangerooge
M 0
10 km
42 years ago
On 1981-07-13 08:12:42
52.385, 7.613
157 km (97 mi) ↓ S of Wangerooge
M 4.3
10 km
47 years ago
On 1977-06-02 13:32:14
53.067, 9.553
135 km (84 mi) → E of Wangerooge
M 3.8
0 km

Wangerooge Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Wangerooge has experiences a total of 18 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Wangerooge 1950-2024

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

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 4 20.0%
M 3 11 55.0%
M 4 3 15.0%

Magnitude distribution for Wangerooge 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 Wangerooge, Lower Saxony, Germany?

The last earthquake in Wangerooge was 1 year ago and struck 86 km (53 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 Wangerooge, Lower Saxony, Germany?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Wangerooge was a 4.50 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 5.5 kilometers. It struck 135 km (84 mi) → E of the city, 19 years ago.

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

In 2024, Wangerooge has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.24 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Wangerooge is struck by an earthquake every 0.02 months.

Earthquakes Near other Cities in Lower Saxony, Germany

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.