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

Latest Earthquakes Near Castrop-Rauxel, North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Castrop-Rauxel, 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 818 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 years ago
On 2021-01-02 06:36:28
50.7101, 6.1535
124 km (77 mi) ↓ S of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.5
10.08 km
5 years ago
On 2018-05-25 22:43:25
51.1375, 5.565
129 km (80 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.9
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-01-20 18:26:31
51.148, 5.9
108 km (67 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.9
10 km
12 years ago
On 2011-09-08 19:02:50
51.683, 6.025
89 km (55 mi) ← W of Castrop-Rauxel
M 4.2
6 km
13 years ago
On 2011-02-14 12:43:12
50.34, 7.841
140 km (87 mi) ↘ SE of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3.9
12 km
14 years ago
On 2010-04-11 11:16:16
50.354, 7.339
133 km (83 mi) ↘ SE of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3.4
5 km
14 years ago
On 2009-07-24 02:58:06
51.524, 6.52
54 km (34 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 4.1
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-25 13:53:17
51.524, 6.675
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-23 00:50:25
51.5, 6.581
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.9
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-20 04:48:16
51.78, 7.972
51 km (32 mi) ↗ NE of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-10 03:28:01
51.654, 6.562
52 km (32 mi) ← W of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3.3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-08 17:21:52
51.119, 6.484
75 km (46 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3
2 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 16:31:14
51.4, 7.84
40 km (25 mi) → E of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.9
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 07:41:22
51.563, 6.859
31 km (19 mi) ← W of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3.3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-12 20:56:56
51.461, 6.619
49 km (30 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3.4
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-20 15:38:16
51.453, 6.575
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.9
7.6 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-13 04:37:25
50.34, 7.45
135 km (84 mi) ↘ SE of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-09 20:40:28
51.612, 7.768
32 km (19 mi) ↗ NE of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.5
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-05 07:45:08
51.452, 6.471
59 km (36 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-29 13:36:10
50.372, 7.425
131 km (81 mi) ↘ SE of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3
14.8 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-24 13:55:37
51.464, 6.602
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-18 14:33:16
51.614, 6.569
51 km (32 mi) ← W of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-12 15:18:52
51.154, 5.878
109 km (67 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.8
19.7 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:59:27
51.559, 6.534
53 km (33 mi) ← W of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:58:36
51.539, 6.493
56 km (35 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-07 20:26:21
51.612, 6.482
57 km (35 mi) ← W of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-18 18:12:39
52.33, 7.66
89 km (55 mi) ↑ N of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3.4
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-07 15:48:33
50.8, 5.589
146 km (91 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.8
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-12 22:06:27
51.625, 6.856
32 km (20 mi) ← W of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.8
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 13:08:20
51.592, 6.856
31 km (19 mi) ← W of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 08:24:19
51.519, 6.516
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.9
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-13 09:55:11
51.531, 6.524
54 km (33 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3.3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-02 06:54:39
51.538, 6.583
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3.1
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-04-23 14:54:51
50.148, 7.375
156 km (97 mi) ↘ SE of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.6
3 km
15 years ago
On 2008-04-23 12:10:58
51.534, 6.591
49 km (31 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3.1
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-16 23:29:05
50.17, 7.79
157 km (98 mi) ↘ SE of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.8
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-14 16:46:31
51.586, 6.556
52 km (32 mi) ← W of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-13 00:39:00
51.479, 6.714
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-11 18:17:37
51.36, 6.52
59 km (36 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3.4
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-17 11:07:20
51.46, 6.6
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-16 01:46:56
51.664, 7.01
24 km (14 mi) ← W of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-11 03:30:56
51.635, 6.839
33 km (20 mi) ← W of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.6
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-07 21:59:41
51.524, 6.958
24 km (15 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-03 06:11:27
51.542, 6.557
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-24 03:30:08
51.484, 6.47
58 km (36 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3.7
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-22 11:12:41
51.539, 6.797
35 km (22 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-12 14:52:31
51.471, 6.5
56 km (35 mi) ↙ SW of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3.7
5 km
16 years ago
On 2007-11-20 08:22:32
50.221, 7.823
152 km (94 mi) ↘ SE of Castrop-Rauxel
M 3
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-11-17 19:03:36
50.2, 8.03
159 km (98 mi) ↘ SE of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.8
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-10-12 20:14:17
51.696, 7.82
38 km (23 mi) ↗ NE of Castrop-Rauxel
M 2.7
1 km

Castrop-Rauxel Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Castrop-Rauxel has experiences a total of 818 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Castrop-Rauxel 1950-2024

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

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 1 49 5.1%
M 2 526 54.79%
M 3 221 23.02%
M 4 18 1.88%
M 5 4 0.42%

Magnitude distribution for Castrop-Rauxel 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 Castrop-Rauxel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

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

The strongest earthquake recorded near Castrop-Rauxel was a 5.52 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 98 km (61 mi) ↓ S of the city, 73 years ago.

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

In 2024, Castrop-Rauxel has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 10.91 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Castrop-Rauxel is struck by an earthquake every 0.91 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.