Latest earthquakes near Belgium today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near the country Belgium, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Belgium? If an earthquake is happening right now near Belgium (also known as België, Belgique), it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Belgium.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 8, 2024 12:08
(Brussels)
M 2.1 263 km SSE
from Liège
Jul 4, 2024 14:05
(Brussels)
M 2.0 286 km SSE
from Liège
Jul 4, 2024 11:54
(Brussels)
M 2.2 259 km SSE
from Liège
Jul 4, 2024 09:40
(Brussels)
M 2.1 284 km SSE
from Brussels
Jun 15, 2024 12:54
(Brussels)
M 2.3 262 km E
from Brussels
Jun 14, 2024 23:18
(Brussels)
M 2.1 267 km SE
from Brussels
Jun 14, 2024 10:56
(Brussels)
M 2.2 112 km ESE
from Liège
Jun 13, 2024 11:58
(Brussels)
M 2.2 260 km SSE
from Liège
Jun 11, 2024 16:55
(Brussels)
M 3.2 294 km WSW
from Brussels
Jun 11, 2024 16:55
(Brussels)
M 3.1 289 km WSW
from Brussels
May 30, 2024 10:25
(Brussels)
M 2.3 288 km SE
from Brussels
May 29, 2024 12:00
(Brussels)
M 2.3 260 km SSE
from Liège
May 27, 2024 12:07
(Brussels)
M 2.3 292 km SSE
from Brussels
May 27, 2024 12:05
(Brussels)
M 2.3 266 km SSE
from Liège
May 18, 2024 02:42
(Brussels)
M 2.2 219 km ESE
from Liège
Apr 30, 2024 00:48
(Brussels)
M 2.2 265 km NNE
from Antwerpen
Apr 24, 2024 12:26
(Brussels)
M 2.0 297 km SSE
from Charleroi
Apr 23, 2024 16:12
(Brussels)
M 2.4 231 km SE
from Liège
Apr 19, 2024 11:36
(Brussels)
M 2.5 235 km SE
from Brussels
Apr 17, 2024 12:04
(Brussels)
M 2.1 28 km W
from Brussels
Apr 16, 2024 12:22
(Brussels)
M 2.0 289 km SSE
from Liège
Apr 12, 2024 21:33
(Brussels)
M 2.0 54 km NNE
from Liège
Apr 11, 2024 11:10
(Brussels)
M 2.1 286 km NNE
from Antwerpen
Apr 10, 2024 12:20
(Brussels)
M 2.1 268 km SSE
from Liège
Apr 8, 2024 12:00
(Brussels)
M 2.3 264 km SSE
from Liège

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Belgium

Belgium Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
0 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.1
Jul 8, 2024 12:08

Average

A total of 5 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Belgium in the past 10 years.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Belgium with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Belgium in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near Belgium during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Belgium (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 4 80.0%
Mag. 5 1 20.0%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Belgium

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5
On Nov 5, 2014 17:19.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 5
On Nov 5, 2014 17:19.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Belgium occurred on Nov 5, 2014 17:19 local time (Europe/Brussels timezone). It had a magnitude of 5 and struck 279 kilometers (173 mi) west-southwest of Brussels, at a depth of 2 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Belgium in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Belgium in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Belgium.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Belgium.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 5, 2014 17:19
(Brussels)
M 5.0 279 km WSW
from Brussels
Aug 6, 2015 17:03
(Brussels)
M 4.2 299 km NNW
from Brussels
Jun 4, 2015 21:24
(Brussels)
M 4.2 296 km WSW
from Brussels
Jun 26, 2021 05:00
(Brussels)
M 4.1 270 km SE
from Liège
Feb 1, 2020 02:19
(Brussels)
M 4.0 285 km NNW
from Brussels

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Belgium

Earthquakes by region of Belgium

Click the links below for earthquake reports for regions in Belgium.

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Belgium.

When was the last earthquake in Belgium?

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Belgium on the afternoon of July 8, 2024 at 12:08 local time (Europe/Brussels). The center of this earthquake was located 263km south-southeast of Liège at a depth of 5km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Belgium in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Belgium?

A 5 magnitude earthquake hit near Belgium on the afternoon of November 5, 2014 at 17:19 local time (Europe/Brussels). The center of this earthquake was located 279km west-southwest of Brussels at a depth of 2km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Belgium since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Belgium?

In the past 10 years, 5 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Belgium. This averages to 1 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 730 days.