Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Nigeria

Latest Earthquakes in Nigeria

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

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
(Currently displaying 1 out of 1 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
24 years ago
On 2000-03-07 15:53:24
6.224, 5.147
524 km (325 mi) โ†“ S of Nigeria
M 4.5
10 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Nigeria

Nigeria is a country in Western Africa that has experienced a total of 1 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Nigeria 1950-2024

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

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 4 1 100.0%

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

When was the last earthquake in Nigeria?

The last earthquake in Nigeria was 24 years ago and struck 524 km (325 mi) โ†“ S from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.50 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Nigeria?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Nigeria was a 4.50 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 34 km S of Siluko, Nigeria or 524 km (325 mi) โ†“ S from the center of Nigeria, 24 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in Nigeria?

In 2024, Nigeria has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 0.01 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Nigeria is struck by 0.00 earthquakes per month.

Earthquakes By Region in Nigeria

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.


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 It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources.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.