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

  • 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 0 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 6 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 20 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Southern and Central Africa:

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A

6.5 magnitude earthquake

2017-04-03 17:40:18 UTC at 17:40
April 03, 2017 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.658, 25.147
131.2 km from Moijabana (81.2 miles)

Depth: 29 km

B

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2009-12-19 23:19:15 UTC at 23:19
December 19, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.108, 33.818
23.2 km from Karonga (14.2 miles)

Depth: 6 km

C

7.0 magnitude earthquake

2006-02-22 22:19:07 UTC at 22:19
February 22, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.324, 33.583
160.2 km from Chipinge (99.2 miles)

Depth: 11 km

D

6.8 magnitude earthquake

2005-12-05 12:19:56 UTC at 12:19
December 05, 2005 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.224, 29.83
76.2 km from Kalemie (47.2 miles)

Lake Tanganyika, Congo

Depth: 22 km

E

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2002-10-24 06:08:37 UTC at 06:08
October 24, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.884, 29.004
34.2 km from Goma (21.2 miles)

Lac Kivu, Congo

Depth: 11 km

F
2000-10-02 02:25:31 UTC 6.5 magnitude, 34 km depth
Nkove, Rukwa, Tanzania

6.5 magnitude earthquake

2000-10-02 02:25:31 UTC at 02:25
October 02, 2000 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.977, 30.709
15.2 km from Nkove (9.2 miles)

Lake Tanganyika

Depth: 34 km

G

6.2 magnitude earthquake

1994-02-05 23:34:09 UTC at 23:34
February 05, 1994 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 0.593, 30.037
13.2 km from Bundibugyo (8.2 miles)

Lake Albert, Uganda

Depth: 14 km

H

6.4 magnitude earthquake

1992-09-11 03:57:26 UTC at 03:57
September 11, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.087, 26.651
29.2 km from Kabalo (18.2 miles)

Democratic Republic Of The Congo

Depth: 10 km

I

6.6 magnitude earthquake

1990-07-09 15:11:20 UTC at 15:11
July 09, 1990 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 5.395, 31.654
60.2 km from Juba (37.2 miles)

Depth: 12 km

J

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1990-05-24 20:00:08 UTC at 20:00
May 24, 1990 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 5.358, 31.848
63.2 km from Juba (39.2 miles)

Depth: 16 km



A

6.5 magnitude earthquake

1990-05-24 19:34:44 UTC at 19:34
May 24, 1990 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 5.277, 31.829
54.2 km from Juba (33.2 miles)

Depth: 16 km

B

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1990-05-20 02:22:01 UTC at 02:22
May 20, 1990 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 5.121, 32.145
69.2 km from Juba (42.2 miles)

Depth: 14 km

C

6.2 magnitude earthquake

1989-03-10 21:49:45 UTC at 21:49
March 10, 1989 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.702, 34.42
9.2 km from Salima (5.2 miles)

Lake Malawi, Mozambique

Depth: 30 km

D
1985-05-14 18:11:08 UTC 6.4 magnitude, 10 km depth
Madimba, Mtwara, Tanzania

6.4 magnitude earthquake

1985-05-14 18:11:08 UTC at 18:11
May 14, 1985 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.562, 41.424
120.2 km from Madimba (75.2 miles)

South Indian Ocean

Depth: 10 km

E
1985-05-14 13:24:57 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Madimba, Mtwara, Tanzania

6.0 magnitude earthquake

1985-05-14 13:24:57 UTC at 13:24
May 14, 1985 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.61, 41.423
121.2 km from Madimba (75.2 miles)

South Indian Ocean

Depth: 10 km

F

6.2 magnitude earthquake

1974-09-23 19:28:17 UTC at 19:28
September 23, 1974 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -0.278, 12.917
64.2 km from Lastoursville (39.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km

G

6.5 magnitude earthquake

1964-05-07 05:45:32 UTC at 05:45
May 07, 1964 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.083, 35.243
15.2 km from Dongobesh (9.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km

H

6.6 magnitude earthquake

1966-03-20 01:42:53 UTC at 01:42
March 20, 1966 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 0.622, 29.863
22.2 km from Margherita (14.2 miles)

Lake Edward, Congo

Depth: 29 km

I

6.3 magnitude earthquake

1969-09-29 20:03:30 UTC at 20:03
September 29, 1969 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -33.268, 19.386
13.2 km from Ceres (8.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 15 km

J

6.0 magnitude earthquake

1954-07-03 00:32:59 UTC at 00:32
July 03, 1954 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.471, 29.097
9.2 km from Uvira (5.2 miles)

Lake Tanganyika, Congo

Depth: 15 km



A

6.3 magnitude earthquake

1960-09-22 09:14:59 UTC at 09:14
September 22, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.25, 29.16
16.2 km from Uvira (10.2 miles)

Lake Tanganyika, Congo

Depth: 15 km

B

6.5 magnitude earthquake

1960-09-22 09:05:38 UTC at 09:05
September 22, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.536, 29.031
19.2 km from Uvira (12.2 miles)

Lake Tanganyika, Congo

Depth: 13 km

C

6.2 magnitude earthquake

1950-05-10 23:39:25 UTC at 23:39
May 10, 1950 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.518, 42.263
231.2 km from Ilha de Moçambique (144.2 miles)

South Indian Ocean

Depth: 15 km

D

6.1 magnitude earthquake

1951-01-22 12:16:07 UTC at 12:16
January 22, 1951 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -17.155, 41.576
205.2 km from António Enes (127.2 miles)

Mozambique Channel

Depth: 15 km

E

6.0 magnitude earthquake

1951-03-19 09:29:38 UTC at 09:29
March 19, 1951 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.82, 33.649
209.2 km from Chipinge (130.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

F

6.1 magnitude earthquake

1951-05-10 09:18:34 UTC at 09:18
May 10, 1951 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.201, 33.675
95.2 km from Chimanimani (59.2 miles)

Depth: 25 km

G

6.0 magnitude earthquake

1952-04-29 03:07:24 UTC at 03:07
April 29, 1952 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -14.713, 44.236
216.2 km from Kani Kéli (134.2 miles)

South Indian Ocean

Depth: 15 km

H

6.5 magnitude earthquake

1952-06-30 21:04:30 UTC at 21:04
June 30, 1952 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -0.36, 29.914
53.2 km from Rukungiri (33.2 miles)

Lake Edward, Uganda

Depth: 15 km

I
1928-01-10 02:25:37 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 10 km depth
Eldoret, Uasin Gishu, Kenya

6.2 magnitude earthquake

1928-01-10 02:25:37 UTC at 02:25
January 10, 1928 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 0.383, 35.419
22.2 km from Eldoret (13.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

J
1928-01-06 19:31:59 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Baringo, Baringo, Kenya

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1928-01-06 19:31:59 UTC at 19:31
January 06, 1928 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 0.34, 35.86
18.2 km from Baringo (11.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km