Latest Earthquakes Near Wetter (Ruhr), North Rhine-Westphalia in 🇩🇪 Germany

Latest Earthquakes Near Wetter (Ruhr), North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Wetter (Ruhr), 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 884 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 years ago
On 2021-01-02 06:36:28
50.7101, 6.1535
114 km (71 mi) ↙ SW of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.5
10.08 km
5 years ago
On 2018-05-25 22:43:25
51.1375, 5.565
130 km (80 mi) ↙ SW of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.9
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-01-20 18:26:31
51.148, 5.9
107 km (66 mi) ↙ SW of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.9
10 km
12 years ago
On 2011-09-08 19:02:50
51.683, 6.025
100 km (62 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 4.2
6 km
13 years ago
On 2011-02-14 12:43:12
50.34, 7.841
120 km (74 mi) ↘ SE of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.9
12 km
14 years ago
On 2010-04-11 11:16:16
50.354, 7.339
114 km (71 mi) ↓ S of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.4
5 km
14 years ago
On 2009-07-24 02:58:06
51.524, 6.52
62 km (38 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 4.1
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-25 13:53:17
51.524, 6.675
51 km (32 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-23 00:50:25
51.5, 6.581
57 km (35 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.9
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-20 04:48:16
51.78, 7.972
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-10 03:28:01
51.654, 6.562
64 km (40 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-08 17:21:52
51.119, 6.484
69 km (43 mi) ↙ SW of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3
2 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 16:31:14
51.4, 7.84
31 km (19 mi) ↗ NE of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.9
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-22 07:41:22
51.563, 6.859
41 km (25 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-12 20:56:56
51.461, 6.619
54 km (33 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.4
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-20 15:38:16
51.453, 6.575
57 km (35 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.9
7.6 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-13 04:37:25
50.34, 7.45
116 km (72 mi) ↘ SE of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-09 20:40:28
51.612, 7.768
36 km (22 mi) ↗ NE of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.5
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-05 07:45:08
51.452, 6.471
64 km (39 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-29 13:36:10
50.372, 7.425
112 km (70 mi) ↘ SE of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3
14.8 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-24 13:55:37
51.464, 6.602
55 km (34 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-18 14:33:16
51.614, 6.569
62 km (38 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.2
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-12 15:18:52
51.154, 5.878
108 km (67 mi) ↙ SW of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.8
19.7 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:59:27
51.559, 6.534
62 km (38 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-11 17:58:36
51.539, 6.493
64 km (40 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-07 20:26:21
51.612, 6.482
67 km (42 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-18 18:12:39
52.33, 7.66
106 km (66 mi) ↑ N of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.4
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-07 15:48:33
50.8, 5.589
141 km (88 mi) ↙ SW of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.8
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-19 03:12:22
50.61, 5.537
156 km (96 mi) ↙ SW of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.5
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-12 22:06:27
51.625, 6.856
45 km (28 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.8
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 13:08:20
51.592, 6.856
43 km (27 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.7
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-05-24 08:24:19
51.519, 6.516
62 km (38 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.9
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-13 09:55:11
51.531, 6.524
62 km (38 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.3
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-02 06:54:39
51.538, 6.583
58 km (36 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.1
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-23 14:54:51
50.148, 7.375
137 km (85 mi) ↓ S of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.6
3 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-23 12:10:58
51.534, 6.591
57 km (35 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.1
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-16 23:29:05
50.17, 7.79
138 km (85 mi) ↘ SE of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.8
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-14 16:46:31
51.586, 6.556
62 km (38 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-13 00:39:00
51.479, 6.714
48 km (29 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-11 18:17:37
51.36, 6.52
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.4
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-17 11:07:20
51.46, 6.6
55 km (34 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-16 01:46:56
51.664, 7.01
40 km (25 mi) ↖ NW of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-11 03:30:56
51.635, 6.839
47 km (29 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.6
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-07 21:59:41
51.524, 6.958
33 km (20 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-03 06:11:27
51.542, 6.557
60 km (37 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-24 03:30:08
51.484, 6.47
64 km (40 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.7
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-22 11:12:41
51.539, 6.797
44 km (27 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-12 14:52:31
51.471, 6.5
62 km (38 mi) ← W of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.7
5 km
16 years ago
On 2007-11-25 03:10:20
50.445, 5.869
149 km (92 mi) ↙ SW of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3.7
13 km
16 years ago
On 2007-11-20 08:22:32
50.221, 7.823
133 km (82 mi) ↘ SE of Wetter (Ruhr)
M 3
10 km

Wetter (Ruhr) Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Wetter (Ruhr) has experiences a total of 884 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Wetter (Ruhr) 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Wetter (Ruhr) was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:09:33.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 1 53 5.08%
M 2 570 54.6%
M 3 238 22.8%
M 4 19 1.82%
M 5 4 0.38%

Magnitude distribution for Wetter (Ruhr) 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 Wetter (Ruhr), North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The last earthquake in Wetter (Ruhr) was 3 years ago and struck 114 km (71 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 Wetter (Ruhr), North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Wetter (Ruhr) was a 5.52 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 84 km (52 mi) ↓ S of the city, 73 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Wetter (Ruhr), North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

In 2024, Wetter (Ruhr) has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 11.79 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Wetter (Ruhr) is struck by an earthquake every 0.98 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.