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

Latest Earthquakes Near Herford, North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Herford, 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 424 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
2 years ago
On 2021-09-13 01:22:51
53.1128, 9.1344
115 km (71 mi) ↑ N of Herford
M 2.9
5.31 km
14 years ago
On 2009-07-24 02:58:06
51.524, 6.52
161 km (100 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 4.1
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-25 13:53:17
51.524, 6.675
152 km (94 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-20 04:48:16
51.78, 7.972
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-10 03:28:01
51.654, 6.562
153 km (95 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3.3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 16:31:14
51.4, 7.84
97 km (60 mi) ↓ S of Herford
M 2.9
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 07:41:22
51.563, 6.859
138 km (86 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3.3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-09 20:40:28
51.612, 7.768
83 km (51 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.5
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-18 14:33:16
51.614, 6.569
154 km (96 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:59:27
51.559, 6.534
159 km (99 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:58:36
51.539, 6.493
162 km (101 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-07 20:26:21
51.612, 6.482
160 km (99 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-18 18:12:39
52.33, 7.66
73 km (45 mi) ← W of Herford
M 3.4
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-12 22:06:27
51.625, 6.856
136 km (84 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.8
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 13:08:20
51.592, 6.856
137 km (85 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 08:24:19
51.519, 6.516
162 km (100 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.9
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-13 09:55:11
51.531, 6.524
161 km (100 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3.3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-02 06:54:39
51.538, 6.583
157 km (97 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3.1
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-23 12:10:58
51.534, 6.591
156 km (97 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3.1
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-03 00:06:17
53.082, 9.114
111 km (69 mi) ↑ N of Herford
M 2.8
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-14 16:46:31
51.586, 6.556
156 km (97 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-13 00:39:00
51.479, 6.714
152 km (94 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-16 01:46:56
51.664, 7.01
124 km (77 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-11 03:30:56
51.635, 6.839
136 km (84 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.6
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-07 21:59:41
51.524, 6.958
134 km (83 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-03 06:11:27
51.542, 6.557
158 km (98 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-22 11:12:41
51.539, 6.797
143 km (89 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-10-12 20:14:17
51.696, 7.82
74 km (46 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.7
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-15 00:04:47
51.549, 6.563
158 km (98 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-08 18:44:49
51.661, 7.704
83 km (51 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-06-30 06:43:29
51.528, 6.536
160 km (99 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-06-04 19:34:20
51.525, 6.555
159 km (99 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.6
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-04-28 06:36:36
51.593, 6.965
130 km (81 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.7
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-04-18 12:19:28
51.632, 6.954
129 km (80 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3.1
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-04-02 20:28:32
51.591, 6.851
138 km (85 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3.1
10 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-28 00:34:40
51.564, 6.757
145 km (90 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.9
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-22 04:27:40
51.44, 6.99
137 km (85 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3.3
5 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-20 19:54:47
52.362, 7.607
77 km (48 mi) ← W of Herford
M 3.7
10 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-19 17:09:11
51.523, 6.383
170 km (106 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.7
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-16 21:06:16
51.505, 6.899
139 km (86 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.9
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-16 00:11:00
51.532, 6.552
159 km (99 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.7
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-13 18:10:44
51.57, 6.837
139 km (86 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3.1
10 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-11 16:13:39
51.526, 6.577
158 km (98 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.7
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-09 21:46:12
51.607, 6.85
137 km (85 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.9
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-05 16:24:20
51.627, 6.718
144 km (89 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3.3
1.2 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-03 11:24:24
51.717, 7.608
85 km (53 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.7
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-02-27 20:43:50
51.664, 6.857
134 km (83 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3.2
10 km
17 years ago
On 2007-02-20 17:28:39
51.629, 6.887
134 km (83 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-02-16 04:47:06
51.62, 6.742
143 km (89 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 3.5
10 km
17 years ago
On 2007-02-14 16:57:02
51.552, 6.561
158 km (98 mi) ↙ SW of Herford
M 2.5
2.2 km

Herford Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Herford has experiences a total of 424 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Herford 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Herford was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:09:28.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 1 29 5.91%
M 2 293 59.67%
M 3 93 18.94%
M 4 8 1.63%
M 5 1 0.2%

Magnitude distribution for Herford was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:12:56.

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 Herford, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The last earthquake in Herford was 2 years ago and struck 115 km (71 mi) ↑ N 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 Herford, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Herford was a 5.39 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 158 km (98 mi) ↘ SE of the city, 71 years ago.

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

In 2024, Herford has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 5.65 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Herford is struck by an earthquake every 0.47 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.