Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland

Latest Earthquakes in Switzerland

An overview of the latest earthquakes near the Switzerland. 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 50 out of 2239 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
15 days ago
On 2024-05-09 21:25:57
46.0477, 7.4068
115 km (71 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 3.2
10.94 km
1 year ago
On 2023-03-22 14:50:33
47.3957, 6.7567
103 km (64 mi) โ† W of Switzerland
M 4.4
11.8 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-25 06:17:59
46.0143, 6.7182
147 km (91 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 3.3
4.67 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-10 15:58:11
47.7134, 7.3642
92 km (57 mi) โ†– NW of Switzerland
M 3.9
9.41 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-01 11:57:42
47.1173, 9.4506
110 km (68 mi) โ†— NE of Switzerland
M 3.8
7.04 km
1 year ago
On 2022-08-23 22:29:41
46.26, 7.6997
85 km (53 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 2.7
8.19 km
2 years ago
On 2021-12-24 23:59:55
47.3748, 6.8239
98 km (60 mi) โ† W of Switzerland
M 4.1
9.23 km
2 years ago
On 2021-10-05 05:39:25
46.0321, 7.4204
116 km (72 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 4.1
5 km
3 years ago
On 2020-10-25 19:35:44
47.0146, 9.1408
86 km (53 mi) โ†— NE of Switzerland
M 4
5 km
3 years ago
On 2020-08-26 00:41:02
46.0427, 6.8968
135 km (84 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 2.3
3.23 km
3 years ago
On 2020-06-23 06:25:41
46.0477, 6.8619
137 km (85 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 3.4
10 km
6 years ago
On 2018-05-04 21:36:41
47.7617, 7.5398
91 km (56 mi) โ†– NW of Switzerland
M 3.1
15.23 km
6 years ago
On 2017-07-01 08:10:33
46.5239, 7.0043
92 km (57 mi) โ†™ SW of Switzerland
M 4.1
1.59 km
7 years ago
On 2017-03-06 20:12:08
46.9108, 8.816
62 km (38 mi) โ†’ E of Switzerland
M 4.1
10 km
7 years ago
On 2016-10-24 14:44:11
46.421, 7.5763
72 km (44 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 4.4
5.76 km
7 years ago
On 2016-10-01 23:17:39
46.04, 6.87
137 km (85 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 3.8
2 km
10 years ago
On 2013-12-12 00:59:18
47.0555, 9.4931
113 km (70 mi) โ†— NE of Switzerland
M 3.6
2.6 km
10 years ago
On 2013-07-20 03:30:55
47.421, 9.32
110 km (68 mi) โ†— NE of Switzerland
M 3.6
4.2 km
11 years ago
On 2013-04-06 23:15:29
46.163, 7.401
103 km (64 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 2.7
7.4 km
12 years ago
On 2012-02-11 22:45:26
47.146, 8.55
44 km (27 mi) โ†— NE of Switzerland
M 4.2
32 km
13 years ago
On 2011-01-08 23:32:29
46.307, 7.61
82 km (51 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 3
4.7 km
13 years ago
On 2011-01-08 20:48:17
46.306, 7.513
85 km (53 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 3.4
6.6 km
15 years ago
On 2009-05-05 01:39:24
47.67, 7.73
77 km (47 mi) โ†– NW of Switzerland
M 3.6
10 km
15 years ago
On 2009-01-04 15:30:30
47.175, 9.36
104 km (65 mi) โ†— NE of Switzerland
M 4.5
2.9 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-29 18:03:44
46.466, 10.137
173 km (107 mi) โ†’ E of Switzerland
M 2.5
3.2 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-16 00:40:56
47.441, 9.202
103 km (64 mi) โ†— NE of Switzerland
M 2.5
7.4 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-16 00:34:33
47.449, 9.198
103 km (64 mi) โ†— NE of Switzerland
M 3.1
7 km
15 years ago
On 2008-12-13 06:02:23
46.498, 10.059
166 km (103 mi) โ†’ E of Switzerland
M 3.3
1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-20 13:20:19
46.026, 6.9
137 km (85 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 3.4
2 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-17 11:25:09
46.098, 7.31
113 km (70 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 2.8
4 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-09 07:22:31
46.793, 9.204
94 km (58 mi) โ†’ E of Switzerland
M 3.7
3.6 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-31 17:49:44
46.24, 6.45
145 km (90 mi) โ†™ SW of Switzerland
M 2.8
5 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-14 16:47:47
46.083, 7.046
125 km (77 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 2.5
5.7 km
15 years ago
On 2008-10-08 23:00:41
47.05, 9.48
112 km (69 mi) โ†— NE of Switzerland
M 2.6
7 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-17 02:57:42
47.231, 7.553
42 km (26 mi) โ† W of Switzerland
M 2.5
8.1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-14 09:33:17
45.896, 7.41
130 km (81 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 2.6
7.8 km
15 years ago
On 2008-09-03 15:30:52
47.045, 9.479
112 km (69 mi) โ†— NE of Switzerland
M 2.5
6.9 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-21 01:21:23
46.65, 8.468
52 km (32 mi) โ†˜ SE of Switzerland
M 2.5
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-24 04:14:07
46.037, 6.889
136 km (84 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 3.3
2 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-24 04:13:44
46.029, 6.923
135 km (84 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 2.8
2 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-19 23:30:07
47.102, 10.177
165 km (102 mi) โ†— NE of Switzerland
M 2.6
3.1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-17 19:48:08
46.321, 7.327
91 km (56 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 3.5
4.8 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-14 20:28:29
47.463, 7.657
57 km (35 mi) โ†– NW of Switzerland
M 2.7
14 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-13 10:26:35
47.68, 8.901
101 km (63 mi) โ†‘ N of Switzerland
M 2.6
10.3 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-17 21:42:04
46.398, 8.549
78 km (49 mi) โ†˜ SE of Switzerland
M 2.9
7.3 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-17 01:07:36
46.649, 10.09
163 km (101 mi) โ†’ E of Switzerland
M 3.4
5.2 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-17 12:41:31
45.913, 7.164
136 km (84 mi) โ†“ S of Switzerland
M 4
8.4 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-21 16:46:43
46.764, 9.448
113 km (70 mi) โ†’ E of Switzerland
M 2.6
5.8 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-21 16:40:35
46.763, 9.445
112 km (70 mi) โ†’ E of Switzerland
M 4.2
8 km
16 years ago
On 2008-01-08 21:41:14
46.596, 10.093
165 km (102 mi) โ†’ E of Switzerland
M 2.6
5.8 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland

Switzerland is a country in Western Europe that has experienced a total of 2,239 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Switzerland 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Switzerland was last updated at 2023-11-16 22:42:18.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 0 2 0.08%
M 1 257 10.04%
M 2 1,536 60.0%
M 3 368 14.38%
M 4 72 2.81%
M 5 4 0.16%

Magnitude distribution for Switzerland was last updated at 2024-05-12 07:00:19.

When was the last earthquake in Switzerland?

The last earthquake in Switzerland was 15 days ago and struck 115 km (71 mi) โ†“ S from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 3.20 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.943 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Switzerland?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Switzerland was a 5.51 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 12 km S of Gstaad, Switzerland or 91 km (56 mi) โ†“ S from the center of Switzerland, 70 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in Switzerland?

In 2024, Switzerland has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 29.85 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Switzerland is struck by 2.49 earthquakes per month.

Earthquakes By Region in Switzerland

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.