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

Latest Earthquakes Near Velen, North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Velen, 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 670 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 years ago
On 2021-01-02 06:36:28
50.7101, 6.1535
143 km (89 mi) ↓ S of Velen
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 Velen
M 2.9
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-01-20 18:26:31
51.148, 5.9
112 km (69 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.9
10 km
12 years ago
On 2011-09-08 19:02:50
51.683, 6.025
70 km (43 mi) ↙ SW of Velen
M 4.2
6 km
14 years ago
On 2009-07-24 02:58:06
51.524, 6.52
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 4.1
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-25 13:53:17
51.524, 6.675
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-23 00:50:25
51.5, 6.581
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.9
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-20 04:48:16
51.78, 7.972
68 km (42 mi) → E of Velen
M 3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-10 03:28:01
51.654, 6.562
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW of Velen
M 3.3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-08 17:21:52
51.119, 6.484
93 km (57 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3
2 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 16:31:14
51.4, 7.84
80 km (50 mi) → E of Velen
M 2.9
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 07:41:22
51.563, 6.859
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3.3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-12 20:56:56
51.461, 6.619
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3.4
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-20 15:38:16
51.453, 6.575
56 km (35 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.9
7.6 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-09 20:40:28
51.612, 7.768
62 km (38 mi) → E of Velen
M 2.5
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-05 07:45:08
51.452, 6.471
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-24 13:55:37
51.464, 6.602
54 km (34 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-18 14:33:16
51.614, 6.569
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-12 15:18:52
51.154, 5.878
112 km (69 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.8
19.7 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:59:27
51.559, 6.534
48 km (30 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:58:36
51.539, 6.493
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-07 20:26:21
51.612, 6.482
46 km (29 mi) ↙ SW of Velen
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-18 18:12:39
52.33, 7.66
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N of Velen
M 3.4
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-12 22:06:27
51.625, 6.856
31 km (19 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.8
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 13:08:20
51.592, 6.856
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 08:24:19
51.519, 6.516
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.9
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-13 09:55:11
51.531, 6.524
51 km (32 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3.3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-02 06:54:39
51.538, 6.583
48 km (30 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3.1
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-23 12:10:58
51.534, 6.591
48 km (30 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3.1
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-14 16:46:31
51.586, 6.556
45 km (28 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-13 00:39:00
51.479, 6.714
49 km (31 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-11 18:17:37
51.36, 6.52
67 km (42 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3.4
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-17 11:07:20
51.46, 6.6
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-16 01:46:56
51.664, 7.01
25 km (15 mi) ↘ SE of Velen
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-11 03:30:56
51.635, 6.839
30 km (19 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.6
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-07 21:59:41
51.524, 6.958
41 km (25 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-03 06:11:27
51.542, 6.557
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-24 03:30:08
51.484, 6.47
57 km (36 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3.7
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-22 11:12:41
51.539, 6.797
41 km (25 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-12 14:52:31
51.471, 6.5
57 km (35 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3.7
5 km
16 years ago
On 2007-10-12 20:14:17
51.696, 7.82
61 km (38 mi) → E of Velen
M 2.7
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-15 00:04:47
51.549, 6.563
48 km (30 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-08 18:44:49
51.661, 7.704
55 km (34 mi) → E of Velen
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-06-30 06:43:29
51.528, 6.536
51 km (31 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-06-04 19:34:20
51.525, 6.555
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-06-04 04:13:56
50.795, 6.276
131 km (81 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.8
12 km
16 years ago
On 2007-04-28 06:36:36
51.593, 6.965
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.7
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-04-18 12:19:28
51.632, 6.954
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3.1
1 km
17 years ago
On 2007-04-02 20:28:32
51.591, 6.851
35 km (21 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 3.1
10 km
17 years ago
On 2007-03-28 00:34:40
51.564, 6.757
40 km (24 mi) ↓ S of Velen
M 2.9
1 km

Velen Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Velen has experiences a total of 670 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Velen 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Velen was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:09:32.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 1 37 4.73%
M 2 427 54.6%
M 3 189 24.17%
M 4 14 1.79%
M 5 3 0.38%

Magnitude distribution for Velen was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:13:01.

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 Velen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The last earthquake in Velen was 3 years ago and struck 143 km (89 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 Velen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Velen was a 5.52 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 128 km (80 mi) ↓ S of the city, 73 years ago.

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

In 2024, Velen has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 8.93 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Velen is struck by an earthquake every 0.74 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.