Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช Kenya

Latest Earthquakes in Kenya

An overview of the latest earthquakes near the Kenya. 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 35 out of 34 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
2 years ago
On 2022-04-02 20:02:10
-3.6971, 37.7571
522 km (324 mi) โ†“ S of Kenya
M 4.2
10 km
2 years ago
On 2022-01-29 12:47:32
4.7496, 35.4166
506 km (314 mi) โ†– NW of Kenya
M 4.5
10 km
4 years ago
On 2020-05-03 19:36:55
2.8543, 36.0596
298 km (185 mi) โ† W of Kenya
M 5
10 km
5 years ago
On 2019-03-24 16:21:15
-3.0654, 38.162
452 km (281 mi) โ†˜ SE of Kenya
M 4.7
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-08-08 16:51:11
-2.0577, 37.6557
342 km (212 mi) โ†“ S of Kenya
M 3.4
10 km
9 years ago
On 2015-03-17 00:54:02
2.9905, 35.8175
328 km (204 mi) โ† W of Kenya
M 4.2
10 km
10 years ago
On 2014-02-11 08:33:29
4.8693, 34.7645
560 km (348 mi) โ†– NW of Kenya
M 4.4
10 km
12 years ago
On 2012-04-17 02:01:19
-2.141, 37.544
352 km (219 mi) โ†“ S of Kenya
M 4.5
10 km
12 years ago
On 2012-01-22 21:03:35
3.678, 36.091
365 km (227 mi) โ†– NW of Kenya
M 5.2
10 km
13 years ago
On 2011-05-29 03:08:39
-2.505, 39.503
424 km (263 mi) โ†˜ SE of Kenya
M 4
10 km
13 years ago
On 2010-10-23 11:08:21
4.732, 36.122
464 km (288 mi) โ†– NW of Kenya
M 5
10 km
13 years ago
On 2010-06-13 12:13:24
-0.201, 34.489
412 km (256 mi) โ†™ SW of Kenya
M 5
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-14 11:05:30
-2.383, 36.323
419 km (260 mi) โ†“ S of Kenya
M 0
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-23 12:56:13
-4.043, 39.253
577 km (359 mi) โ†˜ SE of Kenya
M 4.9
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-07-30 11:54:53
-2.394, 36.395
417 km (259 mi) โ†“ S of Kenya
M 4.7
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-07-12 15:31:42
-2.268, 35.868
433 km (269 mi) โ†“ S of Kenya
M 4.5
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-12-23 02:50:38
-1.724, 34.971
452 km (281 mi) โ†™ SW of Kenya
M 5.2
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-09-24 01:29:07
0.104, 35.979
245 km (152 mi) โ†™ SW of Kenya
M 4.7
10 km
25 years ago
On 1998-10-23 08:33:45
3.09, 35.991
322 km (200 mi) โ†– NW of Kenya
M 3.9
10 km
28 years ago
On 1996-04-03 03:37:13
3.126, 35.94
329 km (204 mi) โ†– NW of Kenya
M 4.5
10 km
28 years ago
On 1996-04-02 01:17:05
3.084, 35.945
325 km (202 mi) โ†– NW of Kenya
M 4.3
10 km
28 years ago
On 1995-12-08 23:40:49
-4.474, 38.794
615 km (382 mi) โ†˜ SE of Kenya
M 5
10 km
29 years ago
On 1995-02-27 12:22:44
-3.836, 39.763
572 km (355 mi) โ†˜ SE of Kenya
M 4.9
33 km
29 years ago
On 1994-08-22 19:56:50
4.525, 35.034
511 km (318 mi) โ†– NW of Kenya
M 4.7
10 km
33 years ago
On 1991-01-01 21:37:02
-3.199, 38.178
467 km (290 mi) โ†˜ SE of Kenya
M 4.2
10 km
34 years ago
On 1990-03-13 23:05:29
-3.994, 39.925
595 km (369 mi) โ†˜ SE of Kenya
M 5.5
10 km
34 years ago
On 1989-09-26 00:49:17
0.099, 38.47
112 km (70 mi) โ†˜ SE of Kenya
M 4.3
10 km
34 years ago
On 1989-09-25 22:11:41
0.065, 38.483
117 km (72 mi) โ†˜ SE of Kenya
M 4.2
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-04-30 16:25:05
4.794, 35.4
511 km (317 mi) โ†– NW of Kenya
M 4.2
10 km
37 years ago
On 1986-06-28 17:03:45
-0.959, 34.026
492 km (306 mi) โ†™ SW of Kenya
M 4.2
10 km
46 years ago
On 1978-05-23 09:02:37
3.004, 36.113
305 km (190 mi) โ†– NW of Kenya
M 4.6
10 km
46 years ago
On 1978-04-05 17:46:10
-1.647, 36.937
317 km (197 mi) โ†“ S of Kenya
M 4.7
25 km
48 years ago
On 1976-02-05 07:46:28
-2.966, 36.966
455 km (283 mi) โ†“ S of Kenya
M 4.2
33 km
48 years ago
On 1976-01-19 17:30:24
-2.92, 37.259
443 km (275 mi) โ†“ S of Kenya
M 0
33 km
56 years ago
On 1967-10-14 23:29:30
-3.37, 38.025
485 km (301 mi) โ†˜ SE of Kenya
M 5.17
15 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช Kenya

Kenya is a country in Eastern Africa that has experienced a total of 34 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Kenya 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Kenya was last updated at 2023-11-16 22:42:12.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 0 1 2.86%
M 3 2 5.71%
M 4 23 65.71%
M 5 8 22.86%

Magnitude distribution for Kenya was last updated at 2024-05-12 07:00:11.

When was the last earthquake in Kenya?

The last earthquake in Kenya was 2 years ago and struck 522 km (324 mi) โ†“ S from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.20 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Kenya?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Kenya was a 5.50 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 29 km ENE of Mombasa, Kenya or 595 km (369 mi) โ†˜ SE from the center of Kenya, 34 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in Kenya?

In 2024, Kenya has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 0.45 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Kenya is struck by 0.04 earthquakes per month.

Earthquakes By Region in Kenya

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.