Southern and Central Africa has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 1 earthquake in the past 7 days
  • 3 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 15 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Southern and Central Africa:

Earthquake Alerts via Twitter:


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2017-02-24 00:32:17 UTC 5.9 magnitude, 26 km depth
Kaputa, Northern, Zambia

5.9 magnitude earthquake

2017-02-24 00:32:17 UTC at 00:32
February 24, 2017 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.47, 30.085
46.2 km from Kaputa (28.2 miles)

Lake Tanganyika

Depth: 26 km

B

5.2 magnitude earthquake

2017-02-10 16:43:38 UTC at 16:43
February 10, 2017 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -17.874, 35.545
109.2 km from Nsanje (68.2 miles)

Mozambique Channel

Depth: 10 km

C

5.5 magnitude earthquake

2017-01-11 22:06:59 UTC at 22:06
January 11, 2017 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.158, 46.633
42.2 km from Betafo (26.2 miles)

South Indian Ocean

Depth: 8 km

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5.6 magnitude earthquake

2016-09-22 20:06:11 UTC at 20:06
September 22, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.512, 33.33
159.2 km from Chipinge (98.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

E

5.1 magnitude earthquake

2016-09-21 01:08:44 UTC at 01:08
September 21, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -12.497, 43.27
50.2 km from Nioumachoua (31.2 miles)

South Indian Ocean

Depth: 10 km

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2016-09-10 12:27:33 UTC 5.9 magnitude, 40 km depth
Nsunga, Kagera, Tanzania

5.9 magnitude earthquake

2016-09-10 12:27:33 UTC at 12:27
September 10, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.03, 31.56
23.2 km from Nsunga (14.2 miles)

Depth: 40 km

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2016-07-13 03:01:15 UTC 5.1 magnitude, 10 km depth
Msanga, Dodoma, Tanzania

5.1 magnitude earthquake

2016-07-13 03:01:15 UTC at 03:01
July 13, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.488, 35.953
62.2 km from Msanga (39.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

H
2016-04-12 15:16:46 UTC 5.2 magnitude, 10 km depth
Madimba, Mtwara, Tanzania

5.2 magnitude earthquake

2016-04-12 15:16:46 UTC at 15:16
April 12, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.787, 41.432
127.2 km from Madimba (79.2 miles)

South Indian Ocean

Depth: 10 km

I

5.1 magnitude earthquake

2016-02-04 12:43:59 UTC at 12:43
February 04, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.503, 28.355
77.2 km from Sake (47.2 miles)

Lac Kivu, Congo

Depth: 10 km

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2015-08-19 22:15:47 UTC 5.1 magnitude, 14 km depth
Nchelenge, Luapula, Zambia

5.1 magnitude earthquake

2015-08-19 22:15:47 UTC at 22:15
August 19, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.694, 28.644
39.2 km from Nchelenge (24.2 miles)

Lake Mweru, Congo Zambia

Depth: 14 km



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5.5 magnitude earthquake

2015-08-07 01:28:37 UTC at 01:28
August 07, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.091, 28.952
43.2 km from Cyangugu (27.2 miles)

Lac Kivu, Congo

Depth: 10 km

B

5.8 magnitude earthquake

2015-08-07 01:25:02 UTC at 01:25
August 07, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.141, 28.897
38.2 km from Cyangugu (23.2 miles)

Lac Kivu, Congo

Depth: 11 km

C

5.2 magnitude earthquake

2015-07-15 14:10:04 UTC at 14:10
July 15, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.61, 41.05
72.2 km from Ilha de Moçambique (44.2 miles)

Mozambique Channel

Depth: 14 km

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2015-02-24 23:43:18 UTC 5.1 magnitude, 10 km depth
Luau, Moxico, Angola

5.1 magnitude earthquake

2015-02-24 23:43:18 UTC at 23:43
February 24, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.366, 23.479
142.2 km from Luau (88.2 miles)

Democratic Republic Of The Congo

Depth: 10 km

E

5.1 magnitude earthquake

2014-12-31 19:47:35 UTC at 19:47
December 31, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.001, 33.847
12.2 km from Karonga (7.2 miles)

Depth: 14 km

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2014-11-02 18:25:40 UTC 5.3 magnitude, 10 km depth
Samfya, Luapula, Zambia

5.3 magnitude earthquake

2014-11-02 18:25:40 UTC at 18:25
November 02, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.959, 29.737
49.2 km from Samfya (30.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

G
2014-10-31 17:04:58 UTC 5.1 magnitude, 10 km depth
Kondoa, Dodoma, Tanzania

5.1 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-31 17:04:58 UTC at 17:04
October 31, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.362, 35.94
53.2 km from Kondoa (33.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

H

5.4 magnitude earthquake

2014-08-05 10:22:33 UTC at 10:22
August 05, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.99, 26.705
3.2 km from Orkney (2.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

I

5.3 magnitude earthquake

2013-11-30 19:20:15 UTC at 19:20
November 30, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.059, 26.849
251.2 km from Kindu (156.2 miles)

Democratic Republic Of The Congo

Depth: 5 km

J

5.1 magnitude earthquake

2013-07-03 22:22:18 UTC at 22:22
July 03, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 1.548, 30.818
55.2 km from Kigorobya (34.2 miles)

Lake Albert, Congo

Depth: 10 km



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5.7 magnitude earthquake

2013-07-03 19:21:45 UTC at 19:21
July 03, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 1.537, 30.894
46.2 km from Kigorobya (29.2 miles)

Lake Albert, Congo

Depth: 10 km

B

5.2 magnitude earthquake

2013-07-02 13:33:17 UTC at 13:33
July 02, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 1.606, 30.907
44.2 km from Kigorobya (27.2 miles)

Lake Albert, Congo

Depth: 10 km

C

5.3 magnitude earthquake

2013-01-25 23:37:01 UTC at 23:37
January 25, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -23.612, 43.59
8.2 km from Anakao (5.2 miles)

South Indian Ocean

Depth: 10 km

D

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2012-03-13 02:39:55 UTC at 02:39
March 13, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.923, 43.286
51.2 km from Mitsamiouli (31.2 miles)

South Indian Ocean

Depth: 10 km

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2012-02-13 00:49:31 UTC 5.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Nacala, Nampula, Mozambique

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2012-02-13 00:49:31 UTC at 00:49
February 13, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.928, 40.891
73.2 km from Nacala (45.2 miles)

South Indian Ocean

Depth: 10 km

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2012-01-22 21:03:35 UTC 5.2 magnitude, 10 km depth
Lodwar, Turkana, Kenya

5.2 magnitude earthquake

2012-01-22 21:03:35 UTC at 21:03
January 22, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 3.678, 36.091
82.2 km from Lodwar (51.2 miles)

Lake Rudolf, Kenya

Depth: 10 km

G

5.1 magnitude earthquake

2011-09-18 06:26:59 UTC at 06:26
September 18, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.17, 42.158
197.2 km from Ilha de Moçambique (122.2 miles)

Mozambique Channel

Depth: 10 km

H

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2011-09-09 13:25:04 UTC at 13:25
September 09, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -12.619, 44.895
20.2 km from Mtsamboro (12.2 miles)

South Indian Ocean

Depth: 10 km

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2011-07-21 13:55:53 UTC 5.0 magnitude, 7 km depth
Namwala, Southern, Zambia

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2011-07-21 13:55:53 UTC at 13:55
July 21, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.956, 25.977
54.2 km from Namwala (33.2 miles)

Depth: 7 km

J

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2011-03-15 03:25:19 UTC at 03:25
March 15, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 1.746, 31.231
16.2 km from Kigorobya (10.2 miles)

Lake Albert, Uganda

Depth: 10 km