Latest Earthquakes Near Büsum, Schleswig-Holstein in 🇩🇪 Germany

Latest Earthquakes Near Büsum, Schleswig-Holstein in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Büsum, Schleswig-Holstein 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 11 out of 9 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
1 year ago
On 2022-09-24 10:20:37
53.3619, 6.8098
159 km (99 mi) ↙ SW of Büsum
M 2.7
5 km
2 years ago
On 2021-09-13 01:22:51
53.1128, 9.1344
115 km (71 mi) ↘ SE of Büsum
M 2.9
5.31 km
11 years ago
On 2012-08-16 20:30:33
53.342, 6.752
164 km (101 mi) ↙ SW of Büsum
M 3.4
3 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-03 00:06:17
53.082, 9.114
118 km (73 mi) ↘ SE of Büsum
M 2.8
5 km
17 years ago
On 2006-07-02 14:37:36
52.815, 7.822
161 km (100 mi) ↓ S of Büsum
M 3
5 km
18 years ago
On 2005-07-15 15:02:48
52.927, 8.622
135 km (83 mi) ↓ S of Büsum
M 4
10 km
19 years ago
On 2004-10-20 06:59:14
53.011, 9.467
131 km (81 mi) ↘ SE of Büsum
M 4.5
5.5 km
23 years ago
On 2000-05-19 19:22:40
53.407, 10.88
155 km (96 mi) → E of Büsum
M 3.5
10 km
27 years ago
On 1996-05-25 08:43:29
52.82, 9.095
146 km (91 mi) ↘ SE of Büsum
M 0
10 km
42 years ago
On 1981-07-17 01:18:38
52.924, 8.557
136 km (84 mi) ↓ S of Büsum
M 0
10 km
46 years ago
On 1977-06-02 13:32:14
53.067, 9.553
127 km (79 mi) ↘ SE of Büsum
M 3.8
0 km

Büsum Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Büsum has experiences a total of 9 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Büsum 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Büsum was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:09:59.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 3 27.27%
M 3 4 36.36%
M 4 2 18.18%

Magnitude distribution for Büsum was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:13:43.

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 Büsum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany?

The last earthquake in Büsum was 1 year ago and struck 159 km (99 mi) ↙ SW of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 2.70 on the richter scale and a depth of 5.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Büsum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Büsum was a 4.50 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 5.5 kilometers. It struck 131 km (81 mi) ↘ SE of the city, 19 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Büsum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany?

In 2024, Büsum has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.12 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Büsum is struck by an earthquake every 0.01 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.