Malawi 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
  • 4 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Malawi:

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1919-07-08 21:06:14 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 15 km depth
Matai, Rukwa, Tanzania

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1919-07-08 21:06:14 UTC at 21:06
July 08, 1919 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.174, 31.566
14.2 km from Matai (9.2 miles)

Lake Rukwa, Tanzania

Depth: 15 km

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1919-05-01 05:05:39 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 15 km depth
Chama, Eastern, Zambia

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1919-05-01 05:05:39 UTC at 05:05
May 01, 1919 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.421, 33.116
23.2 km from Chama (14.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

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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

D

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

E

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

F

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

G

5.9 magnitude earthquake

2009-12-08 03:08:57 UTC at 03:08
December 08, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.948, 33.878
6.2 km from Karonga (3.2 miles)

Depth: 8 km

H
1994-08-18 00:45:47 UTC 5.9 magnitude, 25 km depth
Chala, Rukwa, Tanzania

5.9 magnitude earthquake

1994-08-18 00:45:47 UTC at 00:45
August 18, 1994 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.433, 31.751
55.2 km from Chala (34.2 miles)

Lake Rukwa, Tanzania

Depth: 25 km

I

5.9 magnitude earthquake

1954-01-17 17:39:37 UTC at 17:39
January 17, 1954 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.997, 35.718
49.2 km from Nsanje (30.2 miles)

Mozambique Channel

Depth: 15 km

J
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



A

5.8 magnitude earthquake

2009-12-06 17:36:36 UTC at 17:36
December 06, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.126, 33.87
22.2 km from Karonga (13.2 miles)

Depth: 9 km

B
1985-02-23 14:45:35 UTC 5.7 magnitude, 10 km depth
Usevia, Katavi, Tanzania

5.7 magnitude earthquake

1985-02-23 14:45:35 UTC at 14:45
February 23, 1985 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.966, 30.928
36.2 km from Usevia (22.2 miles)

Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania

Depth: 10 km

C

5.7 magnitude earthquake

1989-03-09 02:37:00 UTC at 02:37
March 09, 1989 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.71, 34.381
11.2 km from Salima (7.2 miles)

Lake Malawi, Mozambique

Depth: 29 km

D
1976-09-19 14:59:43 UTC 5.7 magnitude, 27 km depth
Chama, Eastern, Zambia

5.7 magnitude earthquake

1976-09-19 14:59:43 UTC at 14:59
September 19, 1976 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.056, 32.857
36.2 km from Chama (22.2 miles)

Depth: 27 km

E
1999-05-07 14:07:28 UTC 5.6 magnitude, 10 km depth
Chala, Rukwa, Tanzania

5.6 magnitude earthquake

1999-05-07 14:07:28 UTC at 14:07
May 07, 1999 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.491, 31.683
47.2 km from Chala (29.2 miles)

Lake Rukwa, Tanzania

Depth: 10 km

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2017-06-24 02:37:18 UTC 5.6 magnitude, 24 km depth
Dondo, Sofala, Mozambique

5.6 magnitude earthquake

2017-06-24 02:37:18 UTC at 02:37
June 24, 2017 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.444, 34.509
34.2 km from Dondo (21.2 miles)

Depth: 24 km

G

5.6 magnitude earthquake

2018-03-08 08:49:44 UTC at 08:49
March 08, 2018 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.755, 35.434
25.2 km from Nsanje (16.2 miles)

Mozambique Channel

Depth: 6 km

H

5.5 magnitude earthquake

2009-12-12 02:27:03 UTC at 02:27
December 12, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.942, 33.911
2.2 km from Karonga (1.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

I

5.4 magnitude earthquake

1989-09-05 20:49:34 UTC at 20:49
September 05, 1989 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.732, 34.45
22.2 km from Nkhata Bay (13.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

J

5.3 magnitude earthquake

2009-12-06 17:58:15 UTC at 17:58
December 06, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.171, 33.968
26.2 km from Karonga (16.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km



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1984-08-25 20:37:49 UTC 5.3 magnitude, 10 km depth
Laela, Rukwa, Tanzania

5.3 magnitude earthquake

1984-08-25 20:37:49 UTC at 20:37
August 25, 1984 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.749, 32.458
49.2 km from Laela (30.2 miles)

Lake Rukwa, Tanzania

Depth: 10 km

B
1979-11-21 04:50:39 UTC 5.3 magnitude, 33 km depth
Laela, Rukwa, Tanzania

5.3 magnitude earthquake

1979-11-21 04:50:39 UTC at 04:50
November 21, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.962, 32.056
43.2 km from Laela (27.2 miles)

Lake Rukwa, Tanzania

Depth: 33 km

C

5.2 magnitude earthquake

2009-12-06 18:00:01 UTC at 18:00
December 06, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.024, 33.866
12.2 km from Karonga (7.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

D

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

E

5.2 magnitude earthquake

2018-03-08 09:52:04 UTC at 09:52
March 08, 2018 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.84, 35.454
22.2 km from Nsanje (13.2 miles)

Mozambique Channel

Depth: 10 km

F

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

G

5.1 magnitude earthquake

2009-12-06 19:36:41 UTC at 19:36
December 06, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.105, 33.947
19.2 km from Karonga (11.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

H

5.1 magnitude earthquake

2009-12-06 18:29:14 UTC at 18:29
December 06, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.131, 33.915
21.2 km from Karonga (13.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

I
1991-07-24 13:54:52 UTC 5.1 magnitude, 32 km depth
Dondo, Sofala, Mozambique

5.1 magnitude earthquake

1991-07-24 13:54:52 UTC at 13:54
July 24, 1991 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -18.274, 34.856
148.2 km from Dondo (92.2 miles)

Depth: 32 km

J

5.1 magnitude earthquake

1995-07-22 13:31:53 UTC at 13:31
July 22, 1995 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.966, 34.82
16.2 km from Monkey Bay (10.2 miles)

Lake Malawi, Mozambique

Depth: 10 km