Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Namibia

Latest Earthquakes in Namibia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near the Namibia. 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 30 out of 28 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
2 years ago
On 2022-05-14 03:59:53
-24.7397, 16.3144
312 km (194 mi) โ†“ S of Namibia
M 4.4
10 km
2 years ago
On 2022-04-12 20:36:16
-20.0674, 14.953
302 km (187 mi) โ† W of Namibia
M 5
10 km
2 years ago
On 2021-11-04 03:58:53
-19.9451, 14.7047
330 km (205 mi) โ† W of Namibia
M 4.2
10 km
2 years ago
On 2021-06-27 03:55:47
-27.6402, 19.7004
683 km (424 mi) โ†˜ SE of Namibia
M 4.6
10 km
2 years ago
On 2021-06-21 01:49:34
-19.7368, 14.6947
347 km (215 mi) โ†– NW of Namibia
M 4.3
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-05-24 08:27:42
-19.806, 14.7593
337 km (209 mi) โ†– NW of Namibia
M 4.9
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-04-04 01:41:02
-19.8215, 14.6631
342 km (213 mi) โ† W of Namibia
M 5.4
6 km
4 years ago
On 2019-11-21 02:20:52
-19.7844, 14.7793
337 km (209 mi) โ†– NW of Namibia
M 4.6
10 km
5 years ago
On 2019-03-02 21:20:35
-21.8497, 16.0492
99 km (61 mi) โ† W of Namibia
M 3.5
10 km
6 years ago
On 2018-05-25 14:58:43
-19.7766, 14.6639
346 km (215 mi) โ†– NW of Namibia
M 4.8
10 km
6 years ago
On 2018-05-24 12:04:45
-19.7371, 14.6832
348 km (216 mi) โ†– NW of Namibia
M 4.2
10 km
6 years ago
On 2018-05-24 07:08:13
-19.7691, 14.6616
347 km (215 mi) โ†– NW of Namibia
M 5
10 km
6 years ago
On 2018-03-14 08:32:46
-19.8477, 14.6255
343 km (213 mi) โ† W of Namibia
M 4.8
11.25 km
8 years ago
On 2016-02-03 11:04:00
-20.1301, 14.5844
325 km (202 mi) โ† W of Namibia
M 4.7
10 km
8 years ago
On 2016-02-02 19:15:01
-20.0716, 14.5742
330 km (205 mi) โ† W of Namibia
M 4.7
12.32 km
12 years ago
On 2012-03-24 04:43:51
-20.184, 14.451
332 km (206 mi) โ† W of Namibia
M 4.8
10 km
14 years ago
On 2010-05-24 11:00:48
-24.403, 15.824
292 km (182 mi) โ†“ S of Namibia
M 4.1
10 km
14 years ago
On 2010-04-11 14:47:45
-18.375, 15.962
417 km (259 mi) โ†– NW of Namibia
M 4
10 km
14 years ago
On 2009-07-31 08:14:39
-20.974, 14.928
242 km (150 mi) โ† W of Namibia
M 5.1
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-26 16:11:19
-21.374, 16.781
73 km (45 mi) โ†– NW of Namibia
M 3.8
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-26 14:48:47
-21.347, 16.887
73 km (45 mi) โ†– NW of Namibia
M 4.8
10 km
18 years ago
On 2005-11-27 16:14:45
-20.266, 16.454
200 km (124 mi) โ†– NW of Namibia
M 4.1
10 km
29 years ago
On 1994-08-20 16:37:33
-26.553, 17.116
506 km (314 mi) โ†˜ SE of Namibia
M 0
10 km
31 years ago
On 1993-05-07 13:23:26
-23.611, 17.343
182 km (113 mi) โ†˜ SE of Namibia
M 3.7
10 km
31 years ago
On 1993-03-11 20:05:53
-28.815, 18.844
780 km (484 mi) โ†˜ SE of Namibia
M 4.3
10 km
31 years ago
On 1993-02-16 04:01:11
-23.825, 17.151
203 km (126 mi) โ†˜ SE of Namibia
M 0
33 km
31 years ago
On 1992-12-23 10:54:52
-23.754, 17.41
199 km (123 mi) โ†˜ SE of Namibia
M 5
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-03-10 07:24:16
-17.188, 13.47
650 km (404 mi) โ†– NW of Namibia
M 4.7
5 km
36 years ago
On 1987-11-26 04:54:03
-16.95, 13.314
681 km (423 mi) โ†– NW of Namibia
M 4.4
10 km
44 years ago
On 1980-01-23 09:45:53
-19.768, 17.149
248 km (154 mi) โ†‘ N of Namibia
M 4.8
33 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Namibia

Namibia is a country in Southern Africa that has experienced a total of 28 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Namibia 1950-2024

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

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 3 10.0%
M 4 20 66.67%
M 5 5 16.67%

Magnitude distribution for Namibia was last updated at 2024-05-12 07:00:16.

When was the last earthquake in Namibia?

The last earthquake in Namibia was 2 years ago and struck 312 km (194 mi) โ†“ S from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.40 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Namibia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Namibia was a 5.40 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 6.0 kilometers. It struck 68 km NNW of Khorixas, Namibia or 342 km (213 mi) โ† W from the center of Namibia, 3 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in Namibia?

In 2024, Namibia has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 0.37 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Namibia is struck by 0.03 earthquakes per month.

Earthquakes By Region in Namibia

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.