South Africa 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
  • 7 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in South Africa:


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

5.2 magnitude earthquake

2017-04-03 03:08:51 UTC at 03:08
April 03, 2017 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.922, 26.761
8.2 km from Stilfontein (5.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

C

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

D

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2010-06-14 11:51:56 UTC at 11:51
June 14, 2010 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.415, 27.474
8.2 km from Fochville (5.2 miles)

Depth: 2 km

E

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2009-03-16 14:05:42 UTC at 14:05
March 16, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.949, 26.753
8.2 km from Orkney (5.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 2 km

F

5.6 magnitude earthquake

2006-03-15 14:19:48 UTC at 14:19
March 15, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.155, 33.584
146.2 km from Chipinge (91.2 miles)

Depth: 7 km

G

5.7 magnitude earthquake

2006-02-23 01:23:42 UTC at 01:23
February 23, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.371, 33.525
161.2 km from Chipinge (100.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

H

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

I

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2005-03-09 10:15:31 UTC at 10:15
March 09, 2005 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.913, 26.789
7.2 km from Stilfontein (4.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

J

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2002-05-27 16:22:36 UTC at 16:22
May 27, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.962, 26.715
4.2 km from Orkney (2.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km



A

5.7 magnitude earthquake

1999-04-22 22:19:36 UTC at 22:19
April 22, 1999 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -27.953, 26.635
10.2 km from Welkom (6.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

B

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1997-07-21 08:45:49 UTC at 08:45
July 21, 1997 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.857, 26.619
4.2 km from Klerksdorp (2.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

C

5.2 magnitude earthquake

1997-02-10 16:10:28 UTC at 16:10
February 10, 1997 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -27.022, 26.702
5.2 km from Orkney (3.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

D

5.6 magnitude earthquake

1994-10-30 06:06:27 UTC at 06:06
October 30, 1994 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.032, 26.738
6.2 km from Welkom (3.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

E

5.3 magnitude earthquake

1992-06-06 18:34:00 UTC at 18:34
June 06, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.02, 26.753
5.2 km from Welkom (3.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 9 km

F

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1991-12-01 20:03:10 UTC at 20:03
December 01, 1991 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.878, 26.664
2.2 km from Klerksdorp (1.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 9 km

G

5.1 magnitude earthquake

1991-11-03 18:28:55 UTC at 18:28
November 03, 1991 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.895, 26.7
5.2 km from Klerksdorp (3.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

H

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1990-09-26 23:08:23 UTC at 23:08
September 26, 1990 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.014, 26.727
4.2 km from Welkom (2.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

I

5.5 magnitude earthquake

1989-01-25 10:14:33 UTC at 10:14
January 25, 1989 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -27.985, 26.734
0.2 km from Welkom (0.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

J

5.2 magnitude earthquake

1988-01-05 06:41:16 UTC at 06:41
January 05, 1988 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.807, 26.639
5.2 km from Klerksdorp (3.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km



A

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1987-07-30 12:46:27 UTC at 12:46
July 30, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.849, 26.536
12.2 km from Klerksdorp (8.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

B

5.3 magnitude earthquake

1986-10-28 15:04:21 UTC at 15:04
October 28, 1986 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.978, 26.676
0.2 km from Orkney (0.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

C

5.4 magnitude earthquake

1986-10-05 18:53:20 UTC at 18:53
October 05, 1986 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -30.546, 28.737
47.2 km from Qacha’s Nek (29.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

D

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1986-02-10 20:45:01 UTC at 20:45
February 10, 1986 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -27.944, 26.753
4.2 km from Welkom (2.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

E

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1984-04-18 12:48:36 UTC at 12:48
April 18, 1984 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -27.944, 26.954
7.2 km from Hennenman (4.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

F

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1984-01-28 13:16:08 UTC at 13:16
January 28, 1984 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.885, 26.694
4.2 km from Klerksdorp (2.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

G

5.2 magnitude earthquake

1983-06-06 10:48:50 UTC at 10:48
June 06, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.885, 26.664
3.2 km from Klerksdorp (2.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

H

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1982-11-12 06:11:32 UTC at 06:11
November 12, 1982 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.906, 26.75
7.2 km from Stilfontein (4.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

I

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1982-04-13 11:26:47 UTC at 11:26
April 13, 1982 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -27.926, 26.783
7.2 km from Welkom (4.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 5 km

J

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1979-04-06 05:33:10 UTC at 05:33
April 06, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.971, 26.641
3.2 km from Orkney (2.2 miles)

Coast Of South Africa

Depth: 10 km