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

Latest Earthquakes Near Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Bochum, 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 849 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 years ago
On 2021-01-02 06:36:28
50.7101, 6.1535
113 km (70 mi) ↓ S of Bochum
M 2.5
10.08 km
5 years ago
On 2018-05-25 22:43:25
51.1375, 5.565
121 km (75 mi) ↙ SW of Bochum
M 2.9
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-01-20 18:26:31
51.148, 5.9
98 km (61 mi) ↙ SW of Bochum
M 2.9
10 km
12 years ago
On 2011-09-08 19:02:50
51.683, 6.025
85 km (53 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 4.2
6 km
13 years ago
On 2011-02-14 12:43:12
50.34, 7.841
134 km (83 mi) ↘ SE of Bochum
M 3.9
12 km
14 years ago
On 2010-04-11 11:16:16
50.354, 7.339
125 km (78 mi) ↘ SE of Bochum
M 3.4
5 km
14 years ago
On 2009-07-24 02:58:06
51.524, 6.52
48 km (30 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 4.1
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-25 13:53:17
51.524, 6.675
37 km (23 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-23 00:50:25
51.5, 6.581
44 km (27 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 2.9
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-20 04:48:16
51.78, 7.972
61 km (38 mi) ↗ NE of Bochum
M 3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-10 03:28:01
51.654, 6.562
49 km (30 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 3.3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-08 17:21:52
51.119, 6.484
64 km (40 mi) ↙ SW of Bochum
M 3
2 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 16:31:14
51.4, 7.84
44 km (27 mi) → E of Bochum
M 2.9
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 07:41:22
51.563, 6.859
26 km (16 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 3.3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-12 20:56:56
51.461, 6.619
41 km (25 mi) ↙ SW of Bochum
M 3.4
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-20 15:38:16
51.453, 6.575
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW of Bochum
M 2.9
7.6 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-13 04:37:25
50.34, 7.45
127 km (79 mi) ↘ SE of Bochum
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-09 20:40:28
51.612, 7.768
40 km (25 mi) ↗ NE of Bochum
M 2.5
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-05 07:45:08
51.452, 6.471
51 km (32 mi) ↙ SW of Bochum
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-29 13:36:10
50.372, 7.425
124 km (77 mi) ↘ SE of Bochum
M 3
14.8 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-24 13:55:37
51.464, 6.602
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW of Bochum
M 3
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-18 14:33:16
51.614, 6.569
47 km (29 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-12 15:18:52
51.154, 5.878
99 km (62 mi) ↙ SW of Bochum
M 2.8
19.7 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:59:27
51.559, 6.534
47 km (29 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:58:36
51.539, 6.493
50 km (31 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-07 20:26:21
51.612, 6.482
52 km (32 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-18 18:12:39
52.33, 7.66
99 km (61 mi) ↑ N of Bochum
M 3.4
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-07 15:48:33
50.8, 5.589
136 km (84 mi) ↙ SW of Bochum
M 2.8
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-12 22:06:27
51.625, 6.856
29 km (18 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 2.8
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 13:08:20
51.592, 6.856
27 km (17 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 08:24:19
51.519, 6.516
48 km (30 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 2.9
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-13 09:55:11
51.531, 6.524
48 km (29 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 3.3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-02 06:54:39
51.538, 6.583
44 km (27 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 3.1
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-04-23 14:54:51
50.148, 7.375
148 km (92 mi) ↘ SE of Bochum
M 2.6
3 km
15 years ago
On 2008-04-23 12:10:58
51.534, 6.591
43 km (27 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 3.1
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-16 23:29:05
50.17, 7.79
151 km (94 mi) ↘ SE of Bochum
M 2.8
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-14 16:46:31
51.586, 6.556
47 km (29 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 3
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-13 00:39:00
51.479, 6.714
34 km (21 mi) ↙ SW of Bochum
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-11 18:17:37
51.36, 6.52
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW of Bochum
M 3.4
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-17 11:07:20
51.46, 6.6
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW of Bochum
M 3.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-16 01:46:56
51.664, 7.01
24 km (15 mi) ↖ NW of Bochum
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-11 03:30:56
51.635, 6.839
31 km (19 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 2.6
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-07 21:59:41
51.524, 6.958
18 km (11 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-03 06:11:27
51.542, 6.557
46 km (28 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-24 03:30:08
51.484, 6.47
51 km (32 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 3.7
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-22 11:12:41
51.539, 6.797
29 km (18 mi) ← W of Bochum
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-12 14:52:31
51.471, 6.5
49 km (30 mi) ↙ SW of Bochum
M 3.7
5 km
16 years ago
On 2007-11-25 03:10:20
50.445, 5.869
148 km (92 mi) ↓ S of Bochum
M 3.7
13 km
16 years ago
On 2007-11-20 08:22:32
50.221, 7.823
146 km (91 mi) ↘ SE of Bochum
M 3
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-11-17 19:03:36
50.2, 8.03
153 km (95 mi) ↘ SE of Bochum
M 2.8
10 km

Bochum Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Bochum has experiences a total of 849 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Bochum 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Bochum was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:09:27.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 1 52 5.23%
M 2 546 54.87%
M 3 228 22.91%
M 4 19 1.91%
M 5 4 0.4%

Magnitude distribution for Bochum was last updated at 2024-03-08 20:12:17.

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 Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The last earthquake in Bochum was 3 years ago and struck 113 km (70 mi) ↓ S 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 Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Bochum was a 5.52 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 88 km (54 mi) ↓ S of the city, 73 years ago.

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

In 2024, Bochum has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 11.32 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Bochum is struck by an earthquake every 0.94 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.