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

Latest Earthquakes Near Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Münster, 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 620 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
2 years ago
On 2021-09-13 01:22:51
53.1128, 9.1344
163 km (101 mi) ↑ N of Münster
M 2.9
5.31 km
11 years ago
On 2013-01-20 18:26:31
51.148, 5.9
149 km (93 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.9
10 km
12 years ago
On 2011-09-08 19:02:50
51.683, 6.025
114 km (71 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 4.2
6 km
14 years ago
On 2009-07-24 02:58:06
51.524, 6.52
90 km (56 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 4.1
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-25 13:53:17
51.524, 6.675
81 km (50 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-23 00:50:25
51.5, 6.581
88 km (54 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.9
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-20 04:48:16
51.78, 7.972
31 km (19 mi) → E of Münster
M 3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-10 03:28:01
51.654, 6.562
80 km (50 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3.3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-08 17:21:52
51.119, 6.484
122 km (76 mi) ↓ S of Münster
M 3
2 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 16:31:14
51.4, 7.84
64 km (39 mi) ↘ SE of Münster
M 2.9
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 07:41:22
51.563, 6.859
68 km (42 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3.3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-12 20:56:56
51.461, 6.619
88 km (55 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3.4
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-20 15:38:16
51.453, 6.575
91 km (57 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.9
7.6 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-09 20:40:28
51.612, 7.768
40 km (24 mi) ↘ SE of Münster
M 2.5
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-05 07:45:08
51.452, 6.471
97 km (60 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-24 13:55:37
51.464, 6.602
89 km (55 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-18 14:33:16
51.614, 6.569
82 km (51 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-12 15:18:52
51.154, 5.878
150 km (93 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.8
19.7 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:59:27
51.559, 6.534
87 km (54 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:58:36
51.539, 6.493
91 km (56 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-07 20:26:21
51.612, 6.482
87 km (54 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-18 18:12:39
52.33, 7.66
40 km (25 mi) ↑ N of Münster
M 3.4
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-12 22:06:27
51.625, 6.856
64 km (40 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.8
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 13:08:20
51.592, 6.856
67 km (41 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 08:24:19
51.519, 6.516
90 km (56 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.9
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-13 09:55:11
51.531, 6.524
89 km (55 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3.3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-02 06:54:39
51.538, 6.583
85 km (53 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3.1
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-04-23 12:10:58
51.534, 6.591
85 km (53 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3.1
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-03 00:06:17
53.082, 9.114
160 km (99 mi) ↑ N of Münster
M 2.8
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-14 16:46:31
51.586, 6.556
84 km (52 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-13 00:39:00
51.479, 6.714
82 km (51 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-11 18:17:37
51.36, 6.52
101 km (63 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3.4
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-17 11:07:20
51.46, 6.6
90 km (55 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-16 01:46:56
51.664, 7.01
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-11 03:30:56
51.635, 6.839
65 km (40 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.6
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-07 21:59:41
51.524, 6.958
67 km (41 mi) ↓ S of Münster
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-03 06:11:27
51.542, 6.557
87 km (54 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-24 03:30:08
51.484, 6.47
95 km (59 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3.7
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-22 11:12:41
51.539, 6.797
73 km (45 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-12 14:52:31
51.471, 6.5
94 km (58 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3.7
5 km
16 years ago
On 2007-10-12 20:14:17
51.696, 7.82
32 km (20 mi) ↘ SE of Münster
M 2.7
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-15 00:04:47
51.549, 6.563
86 km (53 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-08 18:44:49
51.661, 7.704
33 km (21 mi) ↘ SE of Münster
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-06-30 06:43:29
51.528, 6.536
89 km (55 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-06-04 19:34:20
51.525, 6.555
88 km (54 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-04-28 06:36:36
51.593, 6.965
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.7
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-04-18 12:19:28
51.632, 6.954
59 km (36 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3.1
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-04-02 20:28:32
51.591, 6.851
67 km (41 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 3.1
10 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-28 00:34:40
51.564, 6.757
74 km (46 mi) ↙ SW of Münster
M 2.9
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-22 04:27:40
51.44, 6.99
72 km (45 mi) ↓ S of Münster
M 3.3
5 km

Münster Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Münster has experiences a total of 620 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Münster 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Münster was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:09:30.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 1 35 4.85%
M 2 410 56.87%
M 3 160 22.19%
M 4 12 1.66%
M 5 3 0.42%

Magnitude distribution for Münster was last updated at 2024-03-08 20:12:21.

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 Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The last earthquake in Münster was 2 years ago and struck 163 km (101 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 Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Münster was a 5.52 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 148 km (92 mi) ↓ S of the city, 73 years ago.

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

In 2024, Münster has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 8.27 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Münster is struck by an earthquake every 0.69 months.

Earthquakes Near other Cities in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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.