Latest Earthquakes Near Altena, North Rhine-Westphalia in 🇩🇪 Germany

Latest Earthquakes Near Altena, North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Altena, North Rhine-Westphalia 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 870 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 years ago
On 2021-01-02 06:36:28
50.7101, 6.1535
124 km (77 mi) ↙ SW of Altena
M 2.5
10.08 km
6 years ago
On 2018-05-25 22:43:25
51.1375, 5.565
147 km (91 mi) ↙ SW of Altena
M 2.9
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-01-20 18:26:31
51.148, 5.9
124 km (77 mi) ↙ SW of Altena
M 2.9
10 km
12 years ago
On 2011-09-08 19:02:50
51.683, 6.025
122 km (75 mi) ← W of Altena
M 4.2
6 km
13 years ago
On 2011-02-14 12:43:12
50.34, 7.841
106 km (66 mi) ↘ SE of Altena
M 3.9
12 km
13 years ago
On 2010-12-23 01:35:58
49.993, 8.224
149 km (93 mi) ↘ SE of Altena
M 3.4
9 km
14 years ago
On 2010-06-29 00:42:46
50.035, 8.311
147 km (91 mi) ↘ SE of Altena
M 3.4
10 km
14 years ago
On 2010-04-11 11:16:16
50.354, 7.339
107 km (66 mi) ↓ S of Altena
M 3.4
5 km
14 years ago
On 2009-07-24 02:58:06
51.524, 6.52
83 km (52 mi) ← W of Altena
M 4.1
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-25 13:53:17
51.524, 6.675
73 km (45 mi) ← W of Altena
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-23 00:50:25
51.5, 6.581
79 km (49 mi) ← W of Altena
M 2.9
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-20 04:48:16
51.78, 7.972
57 km (35 mi) ↑ N of Altena
M 3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-10 03:28:01
51.654, 6.562
86 km (53 mi) ← W of Altena
M 3.3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-08 17:21:52
51.119, 6.484
85 km (52 mi) ↙ SW of Altena
M 3
2 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 16:31:14
51.4, 7.84
16 km (10 mi) ↑ N of Altena
M 2.9
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 07:41:22
51.563, 6.859
63 km (39 mi) ← W of Altena
M 3.3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-12 20:56:56
51.461, 6.619
75 km (46 mi) ← W of Altena
M 3.4
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-20 15:38:16
51.453, 6.575
78 km (48 mi) ← W of Altena
M 2.9
7.6 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-13 04:37:25
50.34, 7.45
107 km (66 mi) ↓ S of Altena
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-09 20:40:28
51.612, 7.768
35 km (22 mi) ↑ N of Altena
M 2.5
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-05 07:45:08
51.452, 6.471
85 km (52 mi) ← W of Altena
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-29 13:36:10
50.372, 7.425
104 km (64 mi) ↓ S of Altena
M 3
14.8 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-24 13:55:37
51.464, 6.602
76 km (47 mi) ← W of Altena
M 3
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-18 14:33:16
51.614, 6.569
84 km (52 mi) ← W of Altena
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-12 15:18:52
51.154, 5.878
125 km (78 mi) ↙ SW of Altena
M 2.8
19.7 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:59:27
51.559, 6.534
84 km (52 mi) ← W of Altena
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:58:36
51.539, 6.493
86 km (53 mi) ← W of Altena
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-07 20:26:21
51.612, 6.482
89 km (55 mi) ← W of Altena
M 2.7
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-07-18 18:12:39
52.33, 7.66
115 km (71 mi) ↖ NW of Altena
M 3.4
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-07-07 15:48:33
50.8, 5.589
155 km (96 mi) ↙ SW of Altena
M 2.8
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-06-12 22:06:27
51.625, 6.856
67 km (41 mi) ← W of Altena
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-24 13:08:20
51.592, 6.856
65 km (40 mi) ← W of Altena
M 2.7
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-24 08:24:19
51.519, 6.516
84 km (52 mi) ← W of Altena
M 2.9
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-13 09:55:11
51.531, 6.524
83 km (52 mi) ← W of Altena
M 3.3
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-02 06:54:39
51.538, 6.583
80 km (49 mi) ← W of Altena
M 3.1
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-23 14:54:51
50.148, 7.375
129 km (80 mi) ↓ S of Altena
M 2.6
3 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-23 12:10:58
51.534, 6.591
79 km (49 mi) ← W of Altena
M 3.1
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-16 23:29:05
50.17, 7.79
125 km (77 mi) ↘ SE of Altena
M 2.8
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-14 16:46:31
51.586, 6.556
83 km (52 mi) ← W of Altena
M 3
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-13 00:39:00
51.479, 6.714
69 km (43 mi) ← W of Altena
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-11 18:17:37
51.36, 6.52
80 km (50 mi) ← W of Altena
M 3.4
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-17 11:07:20
51.46, 6.6
76 km (47 mi) ← W of Altena
M 3.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-16 01:46:56
51.664, 7.01
61 km (38 mi) ← W of Altena
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-11 03:30:56
51.635, 6.839
69 km (42 mi) ← W of Altena
M 2.6
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-07 21:59:41
51.524, 6.958
55 km (34 mi) ← W of Altena
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-03 06:11:27
51.542, 6.557
82 km (51 mi) ← W of Altena
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-24 03:30:08
51.484, 6.47
86 km (53 mi) ← W of Altena
M 3.7
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-22 11:12:41
51.539, 6.797
66 km (41 mi) ← W of Altena
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-12 14:52:31
51.471, 6.5
83 km (52 mi) ← W of Altena
M 3.7
5 km
16 years ago
On 2007-11-20 08:22:32
50.221, 7.823
119 km (74 mi) ↘ SE of Altena
M 3
10 km

Altena Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Altena has experiences a total of 870 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Altena 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Altena was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:09:26.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 1 52 5.09%
M 2 559 54.75%
M 3 236 23.11%
M 4 19 1.86%
M 5 4 0.39%

Magnitude distribution for Altena was last updated at 2024-06-07 20:11:44.

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 Altena, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The last earthquake in Altena was 3 years ago and struck 124 km (77 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 Altena, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Altena was a 5.52 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 89 km (55 mi) ↙ SW of the city, 73 years ago.

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

In 2024, Altena has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 11.60 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Altena is struck by an earthquake every 0.97 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.