Latest Earthquakes Near Idar-Oberstein, Rhineland-Palatinate in 🇩🇪 Germany

Latest Earthquakes Near Idar-Oberstein, Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Idar-Oberstein, Rhineland-Palatinate 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 1955 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
2 years ago
On 2021-06-26 03:00:24
48.6789, 7.8045
120 km (74 mi) ↘ SE of Idar-Oberstein
M 4.1
2.47 km
3 years ago
On 2021-01-22 19:34:58
48.6224, 7.7129
124 km (77 mi) ↘ SE of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.3
7.04 km
3 years ago
On 2021-01-02 06:36:28
50.7101, 6.1535
137 km (85 mi) ↖ NW of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
10.08 km
3 years ago
On 2020-09-11 05:21:10
49.6088, 8.2773
70 km (43 mi) → E of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.2
11.01 km
10 years ago
On 2014-05-17 16:46:27
49.7934, 8.6319
95 km (59 mi) ↗ NE of Idar-Oberstein
M 3.6
10 km
13 years ago
On 2011-02-14 12:43:12
50.34, 7.841
79 km (49 mi) ↑ N of Idar-Oberstein
M 3.9
12 km
13 years ago
On 2010-12-23 01:35:58
49.993, 8.224
72 km (45 mi) ↗ NE of Idar-Oberstein
M 3.4
9 km
13 years ago
On 2010-06-29 00:42:46
50.035, 8.311
80 km (49 mi) ↗ NE of Idar-Oberstein
M 3.4
10 km
14 years ago
On 2010-04-11 11:16:16
50.354, 7.339
71 km (44 mi) ↑ N of Idar-Oberstein
M 3.4
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-08 17:21:52
51.119, 6.484
166 km (103 mi) ↖ NW of Idar-Oberstein
M 3
2 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-25 04:52:29
48.89, 8.199
112 km (69 mi) ↘ SE of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.8
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-13 04:37:25
50.34, 7.45
70 km (43 mi) ↑ N of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.6
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-29 13:36:10
50.372, 7.425
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N of Idar-Oberstein
M 3
14.8 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-28 00:02:22
49.33, 6.79
56 km (35 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-19 03:12:22
50.61, 5.537
160 km (99 mi) ← W of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-03 07:47:56
49.343, 6.822
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-30 23:00:28
48.35, 6.68
158 km (98 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.6
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-23 14:54:51
50.148, 7.375
48 km (30 mi) ↑ N of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.6
3 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-19 09:35:14
49.34, 6.8
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-16 23:29:05
50.17, 7.79
61 km (38 mi) ↑ N of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.8
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-31 20:52:05
48.447, 7.814
145 km (90 mi) ↘ SE of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-25 16:05:09
48.45, 7.78
144 km (89 mi) ↘ SE of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.7
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-25 13:17:18
48.45, 7.81
145 km (90 mi) ↘ SE of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.8
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-25 13:16:15
48.46, 7.81
144 km (89 mi) ↘ SE of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
5 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-07 05:06:49
48.628, 8.516
149 km (92 mi) ↘ SE of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
23 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-23 15:30:56
49.364, 6.845
51 km (31 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 4.5
2 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-21 22:06:52
49.382, 6.806
51 km (32 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-18 13:28:56
49.37, 6.85
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 3.2
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-18 08:11:44
49.366, 6.703
58 km (36 mi) ↙ SW of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-16 09:48:22
48.87, 8.2
114 km (70 mi) ↘ SE of Idar-Oberstein
M 3.2
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-15 06:34:29
49.374, 6.824
51 km (31 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-14 17:24:11
49.359, 6.81
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-13 22:40:45
49.35, 6.85
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-13 13:56:46
49.39, 6.78
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW of Idar-Oberstein
M 3.3
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-11 06:59:37
49.389, 6.774
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.7
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-09 20:47:10
49.37, 6.81
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 3.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-04 00:44:53
49.37, 6.84
51 km (31 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 3.4
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-02 01:46:02
49.37, 6.82
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-01 06:28:34
49.352, 6.715
58 km (36 mi) ↙ SW of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-30 21:37:11
49.36, 6.798
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-30 11:46:07
49.38, 6.82
51 km (31 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.9
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-30 05:06:18
49.362, 6.845
51 km (31 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.7
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-26 15:33:08
49.386, 6.846
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.6
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-26 05:44:31
49.37, 6.83
51 km (32 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 3.9
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-26 04:19:30
49.38, 6.79
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW of Idar-Oberstein
M 3.8
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-25 11:33:06
49.392, 6.787
51 km (32 mi) ↙ SW of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-22 08:03:24
49.35, 6.84
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-16 19:30:24
49.338, 6.802
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 2.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-16 10:42:03
49.411, 6.834
48 km (29 mi) ↙ SW of Idar-Oberstein
M 3.5
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-10 11:17:33
49.37, 6.84
51 km (31 mi) ↓ S of Idar-Oberstein
M 3.5
1 km

Idar-Oberstein Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Idar-Oberstein has experiences a total of 1955 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Idar-Oberstein 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Idar-Oberstein was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:09:38.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 1 265 12.72%
M 2 1300 62.38%
M 3 367 17.61%
M 4 20 0.96%
M 5 3 0.14%

Magnitude distribution for Idar-Oberstein was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:13:11.

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 Idar-Oberstein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany?

The last earthquake in Idar-Oberstein was 2 years ago and struck 120 km (74 mi) ↘ SE of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.10 on the richter scale and a depth of 2.47 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Idar-Oberstein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Idar-Oberstein was a 5.52 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 121 km (75 mi) ↖ NW of the city, 73 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Idar-Oberstein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany?

In 2024, Idar-Oberstein has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 26.07 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Idar-Oberstein is struck by an earthquake every 2.17 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.