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

Latest Earthquakes Near Wacken, Schleswig-Holstein in Germany

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Wacken, 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 9 out of 7 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
2 years ago
On 2021-09-13 01:22:51
53.1128, 9.1344
102 km (63 mi) ↓ S of Wacken
M 2.9
5.31 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-03 00:06:17
53.082, 9.114
105 km (65 mi) ↓ S of Wacken
M 2.8
5 km
17 years ago
On 2006-07-02 14:37:36
52.815, 7.822
169 km (105 mi) ↓ S of Wacken
M 3
5 km
18 years ago
On 2005-07-15 15:02:48
52.927, 8.622
131 km (81 mi) ↓ S of Wacken
M 4
10 km
19 years ago
On 2004-10-20 06:59:14
53.011, 9.467
112 km (69 mi) ↘ SE of Wacken
M 4.5
5.5 km
24 years ago
On 2000-05-19 19:22:40
53.407, 10.88
120 km (74 mi) → E of Wacken
M 3.5
10 km
28 years ago
On 1996-05-25 08:43:29
52.82, 9.095
134 km (83 mi) ↓ S of Wacken
M 0
10 km
42 years ago
On 1981-07-17 01:18:38
52.924, 8.557
133 km (82 mi) ↓ S of Wacken
M 0
10 km
46 years ago
On 1977-06-02 13:32:14
53.067, 9.553
106 km (66 mi) ↘ SE of Wacken
M 3.8
0 km

Wacken Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Wacken has experiences a total of 7 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Wacken 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Wacken was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:10:01.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 2 22.22%
M 3 3 33.33%
M 4 2 22.22%

Magnitude distribution for Wacken was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:13:49.

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 Wacken, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany?

The last earthquake in Wacken was 2 years ago and struck 102 km (63 mi) ↓ S 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 Wacken, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Wacken was a 4.50 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 5.5 kilometers. It struck 112 km (69 mi) ↘ SE of the city, 19 years ago.

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

In 2024, Wacken has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.09 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Wacken 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.