Latest Earthquakes in Greater Accra, Ghana

Latest Earthquakes in Greater Accra, Ghana

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Greater Accra, Ghana. Each event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 16 out of 10 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
4 years ago
On 2020-06-24 22:53:51
5.5998, -0.3433
52 km (32 mi) โ†™ SW of Greater Accra
M 4
10 km
27 years ago
On 1997-03-06 15:16:32
5.518, -0.313
54 km (33 mi) โ†™ SW of Greater Accra
M 4.4
10 km
27 years ago
On 1997-02-14 23:29:07
6.935, -0.83
159 km (99 mi) โ†– NW of Greater Accra
M 0
10 km
34 years ago
On 1990-04-14 11:43:26
5.615, -0.318
48 km (30 mi) โ†™ SW of Greater Accra
M 3.1
10 km
34 years ago
On 1990-02-12 01:34:40
5.583, -0.326
51 km (31 mi) โ†™ SW of Greater Accra
M 2.7
10 km
35 years ago
On 1989-03-23 13:32:45
5.52, -0.372
59 km (36 mi) โ†™ SW of Greater Accra
M 2
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-05-31 07:35:07
5.415, -0.368
66 km (41 mi) โ†™ SW of Greater Accra
M 0
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-05-06 01:48:43
5.603, -0.32
49 km (30 mi) โ†™ SW of Greater Accra
M 0
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-03-29 16:54:04
5.597, -0.109
31 km (19 mi) โ†“ S of Greater Accra
M 3.5
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-03-25 01:00:34
5.595, -0.281
46 km (28 mi) โ†™ SW of Greater Accra
M 0
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-03-06 12:15:07
5.626, -0.272
43 km (27 mi) โ†™ SW of Greater Accra
M 0
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-02-27 00:51:04
5.522, -0.386
60 km (37 mi) โ†™ SW of Greater Accra
M 3.4
10 km
36 years ago
On 1987-12-03 10:37:37
5.529, -0.407
62 km (38 mi) โ†™ SW of Greater Accra
M 3.1
10 km
36 years ago
On 1987-12-03 00:29:47
5.513, -0.26
49 km (31 mi) โ†™ SW of Greater Accra
M 0
33 km
36 years ago
On 1987-11-05 00:00:18
5.566, -0.314
51 km (31 mi) โ†™ SW of Greater Accra
M 2.6
10 km
55 years ago
On 1969-02-09 18:29:02
5.605, -0.138
33 km (20 mi) โ†™ SW of Greater Accra
M 5.2
13.7 km

Greater Accra Earthquake Statistics

Greater Accra in , Ghana has experienced a total of 10 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Greater Accra 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Greater Accra was last updated at 2024-07-18 04:01:46.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 3 18.75%
M 3 4 25.0%
M 4 2 12.5%
M 5 1 6.25%

Magnitude distribution for Greater Accra was last updated at 2024-05-26 08:01:32.

When was the last earthquake in Greater Accra, Ghana?

The last earthquake in Greater Accra was 4 years ago and struck 52 km (32 mi) โ†™ SW of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.00 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Greater Accra, Ghana?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Greater Accra was a 5.20 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 13.7 kilometers. It struck 4 km NW of Teshi Old Town, Ghana or 33 km (20 mi) โ†™ SW from the center of Greater Accra, 55 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Greater Accra, Ghana?

In 2024, Greater Accra has experienced 0 earthquakes, which is lower than the yearly average of X. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Greater Accra is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, Greater Accra has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.13 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Greater Accra is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher 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.