Ethiopia has had: (M1.5 or greater)

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

The largest earthquake in Ethiopia:


A

6.6 magnitude earthquake

1977-12-28 02:45:36 UTC at 02:45
December 28, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 16.659, 40.278
144.2 km from Massawa (89.2 miles)

Red Sea

Depth: 33 km

B
1989-08-20 11:16:56 UTC 6.5 magnitude, 11 km depth
Gâlâfi, Dikhil, Djibouti

6.5 magnitude earthquake

1989-08-20 11:16:56 UTC at 11:16
August 20, 1989 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.766, 41.942
12.2 km from Gâlâfi (7.2 miles)

Depth: 11 km

C

6.5 magnitude earthquake

1919-06-30 07:26:30 UTC at 07:26
June 30, 1919 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 5.589, 36.724
10.2 km from Jinka (6.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

D
1906-08-25 13:47:26 UTC 6.5 magnitude, 15 km depth
Ginir, Oromiya, Ethiopia

6.5 magnitude earthquake

1906-08-25 13:47:26 UTC at 13:47
August 25, 1906 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.415, 40.813
32.2 km from Ginir (20.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

E
1989-08-21 01:09:06 UTC 6.4 magnitude, 15 km depth
Gâlâfi, Dikhil, Djibouti

6.4 magnitude earthquake

1989-08-21 01:09:06 UTC at 01:09
August 21, 1989 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.874, 41.87
17.2 km from Gâlâfi (11.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

F
1938-09-27 02:31:56 UTC 6.4 magnitude, 15 km depth
Gewanē, Āfar, Ethiopia

6.4 magnitude earthquake

1938-09-27 02:31:56 UTC at 02:31
September 27, 1938 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 10.453, 40.301
49.2 km from Gewanē (30.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

G

6.3 magnitude earthquake

1987-10-25 16:46:13 UTC at 16:46
October 25, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 5.409, 36.751
28.2 km from Jinka (17.2 miles)

Depth: 12 km

H

6.3 magnitude earthquake

1937-11-30 12:57:51 UTC at 12:57
November 30, 1937 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 4.932, 36.679
22.2 km from Turmi (13.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

I
1992-03-05 08:55:05 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 7 km depth
‘Arta, Arta, Djibouti

6.2 magnitude earthquake

1992-03-05 08:55:05 UTC at 08:55
March 05, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.513, 42.812
3.2 km from ‘Arta (2.2 miles)

Depth: 7 km

J
1969-03-29 09:15:53 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 10 km depth
Dubti, Āfar, Ethiopia

6.2 magnitude earthquake

1969-03-29 09:15:53 UTC at 09:15
March 29, 1969 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.875, 41.208
20.2 km from Dubti (12.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km