Latest Earthquakes in Volta, Ghana

Latest Earthquakes in Volta, Ghana

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Volta, 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 17 out of 11 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
4 years ago
On 2020-06-24 22:53:51
5.5998, -0.3433
139 km (86 mi) โ†“ S of Volta
M 4
10 km
14 years ago
On 2009-09-11 03:10:18
6.556, 2.415
217 km (134 mi) โ†’ E of Volta
M 4.4
10 km
27 years ago
On 1997-03-06 15:16:32
5.518, -0.313
144 km (90 mi) โ†“ S of Volta
M 4.4
10 km
27 years ago
On 1997-02-14 23:29:07
6.935, -0.83
146 km (91 mi) โ† W of Volta
M 0
10 km
34 years ago
On 1990-04-14 11:43:26
5.615, -0.318
136 km (84 mi) โ†“ S of Volta
M 3.1
10 km
34 years ago
On 1990-02-12 01:34:40
5.583, -0.326
140 km (87 mi) โ†“ S of Volta
M 2.7
10 km
35 years ago
On 1989-03-23 13:32:45
5.52, -0.372
148 km (92 mi) โ†“ S of Volta
M 2
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-05-31 07:35:07
5.415, -0.368
157 km (98 mi) โ†“ S of Volta
M 0
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-05-06 01:48:43
5.603, -0.32
137 km (85 mi) โ†“ S of Volta
M 0
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-03-29 16:54:04
5.597, -0.109
125 km (77 mi) โ†“ S of Volta
M 3.5
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-03-25 01:00:34
5.595, -0.281
135 km (84 mi) โ†“ S of Volta
M 0
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-03-06 12:15:07
5.626, -0.272
132 km (82 mi) โ†“ S of Volta
M 0
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-02-27 00:51:04
5.522, -0.386
149 km (92 mi) โ†“ S of Volta
M 3.4
10 km
36 years ago
On 1987-12-03 10:37:37
5.529, -0.407
150 km (93 mi) โ†“ S of Volta
M 3.1
10 km
36 years ago
On 1987-12-03 00:29:47
5.513, -0.26
142 km (88 mi) โ†“ S of Volta
M 0
33 km
36 years ago
On 1987-11-05 00:00:18
5.566, -0.314
140 km (87 mi) โ†“ S of Volta
M 2.6
10 km
55 years ago
On 1969-02-09 18:29:02
5.605, -0.138
126 km (78 mi) โ†“ S of Volta
M 5.2
13.7 km

Volta Earthquake Statistics

Volta in , Ghana has experienced a total of 11 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Volta 1950-2024

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

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 3 17.65%
M 3 4 23.53%
M 4 3 17.65%
M 5 1 5.88%

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

When was the last earthquake in Volta, Ghana?

The last earthquake in Volta was 4 years ago and struck 139 km (86 mi) โ†“ S 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 Volta, Ghana?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Volta was a 5.20 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 13.7 kilometers. It struck 4 km NW of Teshi Old Town, Ghana or 126 km (78 mi) โ†“ S from the center of Volta, 55 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Volta, Ghana?

In 2024, Volta 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 Volta is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, Volta has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.15 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Volta 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.