Latest Earthquakes in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Latest Earthquakes in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Each event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 50 out of 1026 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 years ago
On 2021-01-02 06:36:28
50.7101, 6.1535
132 km (82 mi) ↙ SW of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.5
10.08 km
3 years ago
On 2020-09-11 05:21:10
49.6088, 8.2773
207 km (128 mi) ↘ SE of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.2
11.01 km
5 years ago
On 2018-05-25 22:43:25
51.1375, 5.565
149 km (92 mi) ↙ SW of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.9
10 km
10 years ago
On 2014-05-17 16:46:27
49.7934, 8.6319
194 km (121 mi) ↘ SE of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.6
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-01-20 18:26:31
51.148, 5.9
126 km (78 mi) ↙ SW of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.9
10 km
12 years ago
On 2011-09-08 19:02:50
51.683, 6.025
116 km (72 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 4.2
6 km
13 years ago
On 2011-02-14 12:43:12
50.34, 7.841
122 km (75 mi) ↘ SE of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.9
12 km
13 years ago
On 2010-12-23 01:35:58
49.993, 8.224
164 km (102 mi) ↘ SE of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.4
9 km
13 years ago
On 2010-06-29 00:42:46
50.035, 8.311
162 km (100 mi) ↘ SE of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.4
10 km
14 years ago
On 2010-04-11 11:16:16
50.354, 7.339
122 km (75 mi) ↓ S of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.4
5 km
14 years ago
On 2009-07-24 02:58:06
51.524, 6.52
79 km (49 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 4.1
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-25 13:53:17
51.524, 6.675
69 km (42 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-23 00:50:25
51.5, 6.581
75 km (46 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.9
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-20 04:48:16
51.78, 7.972
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-10 03:28:01
51.654, 6.562
79 km (49 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-08 17:21:52
51.119, 6.484
89 km (55 mi) ↙ SW of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3
2 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 16:31:14
51.4, 7.84
12 km (8 mi) → E of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.9
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 07:41:22
51.563, 6.859
57 km (35 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-12 20:56:56
51.461, 6.619
72 km (44 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.4
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-20 15:38:16
51.453, 6.575
75 km (46 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.9
7.6 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-13 04:37:25
50.34, 7.45
122 km (76 mi) ↓ S of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-09 20:40:28
51.612, 7.768
21 km (13 mi) ↑ N of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.5
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-05 07:45:08
51.452, 6.471
82 km (51 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-29 13:36:10
50.372, 7.425
119 km (74 mi) ↓ S of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3
14.8 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-24 13:55:37
51.464, 6.602
73 km (45 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-18 14:33:16
51.614, 6.569
78 km (48 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-12 15:18:52
51.154, 5.878
127 km (79 mi) ↙ SW of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.8
19.7 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:59:27
51.559, 6.534
79 km (49 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:58:36
51.539, 6.493
81 km (50 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-07 20:26:21
51.612, 6.482
83 km (52 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-18 18:12:39
52.33, 7.66
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.4
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-07 15:48:33
50.8, 5.589
160 km (99 mi) ↙ SW of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.8
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-19 03:12:22
50.61, 5.537
174 km (108 mi) ↙ SW of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.5
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-12 22:06:27
51.625, 6.856
59 km (37 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.8
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 13:08:20
51.592, 6.856
58 km (36 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 08:24:19
51.519, 6.516
79 km (49 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.9
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-13 09:55:11
51.531, 6.524
79 km (49 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.3
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-06 11:16:44
50.766, 10.038
181 km (112 mi) → E of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-02 06:54:39
51.538, 6.583
75 km (46 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.1
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-23 14:54:51
50.148, 7.375
144 km (89 mi) ↓ S of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.6
3 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-23 12:10:58
51.534, 6.591
74 km (46 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.1
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-16 23:29:05
50.17, 7.79
140 km (87 mi) ↘ SE of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.8
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-03 00:06:17
53.082, 9.114
208 km (129 mi) ↑ N of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.8
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-14 16:46:31
51.586, 6.556
78 km (48 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-13 00:39:00
51.479, 6.714
65 km (40 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-11 18:17:37
51.36, 6.52
79 km (49 mi) ↙ SW of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.4
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-17 11:07:20
51.46, 6.6
73 km (45 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 3.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-16 01:46:56
51.664, 7.01
51 km (32 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-11 03:30:56
51.635, 6.839
61 km (38 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.6
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-07 21:59:41
51.524, 6.958
49 km (30 mi) ← W of North Rhine-Westphalia
M 2.6
1 km

North Rhine-Westphalia Earthquake Statistics

North Rhine-Westphalia in , Germany has experienced a total of 1026 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in North Rhine-Westphalia 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for North Rhine-Westphalia was last updated at 2024-05-15 04:01:24.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 1 66 5.47%
M 2 657 54.43%
M 3 274 22.7%
M 4 21 1.74%
M 5 8 0.66%

Magnitude distribution for North Rhine-Westphalia was last updated at 2024-03-31 08:01:19.

When was the last earthquake in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The last earthquake in North Rhine-Westphalia was 3 years ago and struck 132 km (82 mi) ↙ SW of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 2.50 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.08 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The strongest earthquake recorded near North Rhine-Westphalia was a 5.52 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 7 km W of Weilerswist, Germany or 99 km (62 mi) ↓ S from the center of North Rhine-Westphalia, 73 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

In 2024, North Rhine-Westphalia has experienced 0 earthquakes, which is lower than the yearly average of X. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that North Rhine-Westphalia is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, North Rhine-Westphalia has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 13.68 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that North Rhine-Westphalia is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 1.14 months.

Earthquakes Near Cities in North Rhine-Westphalia, 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.