Latest Earthquakes Near Winsen, Lower Saxony in 🇩🇪 Germany

Latest Earthquakes Near Winsen, Lower Saxony in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Winsen, 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.
(Currently displaying 9 out of 7 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
2 years ago
On 2021-09-13 01:22:51
53.1128, 9.1344
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW of Winsen
M 2.9
5.31 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-03 00:06:17
53.082, 9.114
79 km (49 mi) ↙ SW of Winsen
M 2.8
5 km
17 years ago
On 2006-07-02 14:37:36
52.815, 7.822
170 km (106 mi) ↙ SW of Winsen
M 3
5 km
18 years ago
On 2005-07-15 15:02:48
52.927, 8.622
116 km (72 mi) ↙ SW of Winsen
M 4
10 km
19 years ago
On 2004-10-20 06:59:14
53.011, 9.467
62 km (39 mi) ↙ SW of Winsen
M 4.5
5.5 km
24 years ago
On 2000-05-19 19:22:40
53.407, 10.88
44 km (27 mi) ↗ NE of Winsen
M 3.5
10 km
28 years ago
On 1996-05-25 08:43:29
52.82, 9.095
95 km (59 mi) ↙ SW of Winsen
M 0
10 km
42 years ago
On 1981-07-17 01:18:38
52.924, 8.557
120 km (74 mi) ↙ SW of Winsen
M 0
10 km
47 years ago
On 1977-06-02 13:32:14
53.067, 9.553
54 km (33 mi) ↙ SW of Winsen
M 3.8
0 km

Winsen Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Winsen has experiences a total of 7 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Winsen 1950-2024

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

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 2 22.22%
M 3 3 33.33%
M 4 2 22.22%

Magnitude distribution for Winsen was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:12:48.

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 Winsen, Lower Saxony, Germany?

The last earthquake in Winsen was 2 years ago and struck 76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW 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 Winsen, Lower Saxony, Germany?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Winsen was a 4.50 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 5.5 kilometers. It struck 62 km (39 mi) ↙ SW of the city, 19 years ago.

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

In 2024, Winsen has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.09 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Winsen is struck by an earthquake every 0.01 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.


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.