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

Latest Earthquakes Near Kürten, North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Kürten, 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 963 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 years ago
On 2021-01-02 06:36:28
50.7101, 6.1535
86 km (53 mi) ↙ SW of Kürten
M 2.5
10.08 km
5 years ago
On 2018-05-25 22:43:25
51.1375, 5.565
119 km (74 mi) ← W of Kürten
M 2.9
10 km
10 years ago
On 2014-05-17 16:46:27
49.7934, 8.6319
169 km (105 mi) ↘ SE of Kürten
M 3.6
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-01-20 18:26:31
51.148, 5.9
96 km (59 mi) ← W of Kürten
M 2.9
10 km
12 years ago
On 2011-09-08 19:02:50
51.683, 6.025
111 km (69 mi) ← W of Kürten
M 4.2
6 km
13 years ago
On 2011-02-14 12:43:12
50.34, 7.841
88 km (55 mi) ↘ SE of Kürten
M 3.9
12 km
13 years ago
On 2010-12-23 01:35:58
49.993, 8.224
135 km (84 mi) ↘ SE of Kürten
M 3.4
9 km
13 years ago
On 2010-06-29 00:42:46
50.035, 8.311
134 km (83 mi) ↘ SE of Kürten
M 3.4
10 km
14 years ago
On 2010-04-11 11:16:16
50.354, 7.339
77 km (48 mi) ↘ SE of Kürten
M 3.4
5 km
14 years ago
On 2009-07-24 02:58:06
51.524, 6.52
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 4.1
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-25 13:53:17
51.524, 6.675
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-23 00:50:25
51.5, 6.581
69 km (42 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 2.9
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-20 04:48:16
51.78, 7.972
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N of Kürten
M 3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-10 03:28:01
51.654, 6.562
83 km (51 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 3.3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-08 17:21:52
51.119, 6.484
55 km (34 mi) ← W of Kürten
M 3
2 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 16:31:14
51.4, 7.84
55 km (34 mi) ↗ NE of Kürten
M 2.9
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 07:41:22
51.563, 6.859
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 3.3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-12 20:56:56
51.461, 6.619
64 km (39 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 3.4
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-20 15:38:16
51.453, 6.575
65 km (40 mi) ← W of Kürten
M 2.9
7.6 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-13 04:37:25
50.34, 7.45
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE of Kürten
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-09 20:40:28
51.612, 7.768
71 km (44 mi) ↑ N of Kürten
M 2.5
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-05 07:45:08
51.452, 6.471
71 km (44 mi) ← W of Kürten
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-29 13:36:10
50.372, 7.425
76 km (47 mi) ↘ SE of Kürten
M 3
14.8 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-24 13:55:37
51.464, 6.602
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 3
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-18 14:33:16
51.614, 6.569
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-12 15:18:52
51.154, 5.878
97 km (60 mi) ← W of Kürten
M 2.8
19.7 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:59:27
51.559, 6.534
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:58:36
51.539, 6.493
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-07 20:26:21
51.612, 6.482
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-18 18:12:39
52.33, 7.66
144 km (90 mi) ↑ N of Kürten
M 3.4
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-07 15:48:33
50.8, 5.589
120 km (75 mi) ↙ SW of Kürten
M 2.8
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-19 03:12:22
50.61, 5.537
130 km (81 mi) ↙ SW of Kürten
M 2.5
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-12 22:06:27
51.625, 6.856
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 2.8
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 13:08:20
51.592, 6.856
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 08:24:19
51.519, 6.516
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 2.9
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-13 09:55:11
51.531, 6.524
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 3.3
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-02 06:54:39
51.538, 6.583
72 km (44 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 3.1
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-23 14:54:51
50.148, 7.375
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE of Kürten
M 2.6
3 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-23 12:10:58
51.534, 6.591
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 3.1
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-16 23:29:05
50.17, 7.79
104 km (64 mi) ↘ SE of Kürten
M 2.8
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-14 16:46:31
51.586, 6.556
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 3
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-13 00:39:00
51.479, 6.714
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-11 18:17:37
51.36, 6.52
62 km (38 mi) ← W of Kürten
M 3.4
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-17 11:07:20
51.46, 6.6
65 km (40 mi) ← W of Kürten
M 3.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-16 01:46:56
51.664, 7.01
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-11 03:30:56
51.635, 6.839
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 2.6
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-07 21:59:41
51.524, 6.958
56 km (35 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-03 06:11:27
51.542, 6.557
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-24 03:30:08
51.484, 6.47
73 km (45 mi) ← W of Kürten
M 3.7
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-22 11:12:41
51.539, 6.797
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW of Kürten
M 2.8
1 km

Kürten Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Kürten has experiences a total of 963 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Kürten 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Kürten was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:09:29.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 1 63 5.54%
M 2 623 54.79%
M 3 254 22.34%
M 4 19 1.67%
M 5 4 0.35%

Magnitude distribution for Kürten was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:12:57.

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 Kürten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The last earthquake in Kürten was 3 years ago and struck 86 km (53 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 Kürten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Kürten was a 5.52 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 49 km (31 mi) ↙ SW of the city, 73 years ago.

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

In 2024, Kürten has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 12.84 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Kürten is struck by an earthquake every 1.07 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.