Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พ Libya

Latest Earthquakes in Libya

An overview of the latest earthquakes near the Libya. 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 26 out of 25 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
1 year ago
On 2023-04-02 23:40:42
32.6681, 11.9265
985 km (612 mi) โ†– NW of Libya
M 4.1
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-04-17 11:59:27
31.4497, 21.2857
830 km (516 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 4
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-04-12 16:39:54
32.6037, 22.9664
1025 km (637 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 4.1
10 km
4 years ago
On 2020-02-19 08:19:01
32.8215, 22.9519
1044 km (649 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 4.4
10 km
5 years ago
On 2019-02-21 02:19:32
32.5736, 21.6198
954 km (593 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 4.3
10 km
6 years ago
On 2017-11-11 19:00:48
32.7531, 20.9249
942 km (585 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 4.3
10 km
7 years ago
On 2017-05-02 09:43:12
31.957, 24.5525
1068 km (664 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 4.4
10 km
8 years ago
On 2015-10-03 22:47:55
32.2654, 21.0389
898 km (558 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 4.1
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-05-11 04:42:37
32.77, 12.353
974 km (605 mi) โ†– NW of Libya
M 4.7
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-23 08:42:33
32.799, 20.891
946 km (587 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 3.6
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-22 20:58:25
32.598, 21.034
931 km (578 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 3.9
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-09-03 11:58:38
31.555, 11.565
902 km (560 mi) โ†– NW of Libya
M 4
10 km
24 years ago
On 2000-05-21 22:45:36
31.045, 15.53
687 km (427 mi) โ†– NW of Libya
M 3.7
10 km
24 years ago
On 1999-11-07 14:43:35
32.607, 21.178
938 km (583 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 4.1
10 km
27 years ago
On 1996-10-30 10:43:02
32.33, 20.505
883 km (549 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 4.4
10 km
30 years ago
On 1993-09-09 00:32:40
32.367, 20.648
892 km (554 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 4.5
33 km
31 years ago
On 1992-07-01 15:13:32
31.473, 15.758
729 km (453 mi) โ†– NW of Libya
M 4.3
10 km
34 years ago
On 1990-05-18 18:27:51
31.713, 24.796
1066 km (662 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 4.3
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-01-28 19:12:17
32.243, 21.16
901 km (560 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 4.4
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-01-28 15:48:08
32.413, 21.15
918 km (570 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 5.3
10 km
40 years ago
On 1983-10-17 22:39:07
31.293, 15.99
706 km (439 mi) โ†– NW of Libya
M 4.4
10 km
45 years ago
On 1978-06-07 07:21:21
25.796, 15.088
211 km (131 mi) โ† W of Libya
M 4.1
33 km
48 years ago
On 1975-09-26 22:42:21
28.651, 17.243
406 km (252 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 0
33 km
49 years ago
On 1975-01-01 07:03:51
32.464, 21.208
925 km (575 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 4.2
39 km
61 years ago
On 1963-02-21 17:14:36
32.661, 20.996
936 km (581 mi) โ†‘ N of Libya
M 5.63
25 km
66 years ago
On 1958-05-17 05:25:36
31.705, 11.337
928 km (577 mi) โ†– NW of Libya
M 5.18
15 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พ Libya

Libya is a country in Northern Africa that has experienced a total of 25 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Libya 1950-2024

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

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 3 11.54%
M 4 19 73.08%
M 5 3 11.54%

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

When was the last earthquake in Libya?

The last earthquake in Libya was 1 year ago and struck 985 km (612 mi) โ†– NW from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.10 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Libya?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Libya was a 5.63 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 25.0 kilometers. It struck near the coast of Libya or 936 km (581 mi) โ†‘ N from the center of Libya, 61 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in Libya?

In 2024, Libya has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 0.33 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Libya is struck by 0.03 earthquakes per month.

Earthquakes By Region in Libya

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.