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List of latest earthquakes near Congo-Kinshasa.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 24, 2024 16:54
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.7 30 km NE
from Kabalo
May 2, 2024 10:27
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.8 124 km NNE
from Kalemie
Jan 19, 2024 07:24
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.5 42 km ESE
from Butembo
Jan 2, 2024 06:50
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.5 201 km SW
from Kalemie
Nov 13, 2023 20:54
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.9 295 km NNE
from Bunia
Nov 6, 2023 03:51
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.0 70 km SSE
from Kalemie
Oct 31, 2023 17:35
(Lubumbashi)
M 5.1 346 km NNE
from Bunia
Oct 29, 2023 03:35
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.6 261 km E
from Lubumbashi
Oct 28, 2023 16:34
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.5 200 km SW
from Kalemie
Oct 26, 2023 21:00
(Lubumbashi)
M 5.2 205 km SW
from Kalemie
Sep 24, 2023 16:21
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.5 72 km ENE
from Bukavu
Sep 23, 2023 18:52
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.7 103 km NE
from Kalemie
Sep 9, 2023 20:21
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.6 196 km NNE
from Kindu
Aug 25, 2023 00:01
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.6 72 km SE
from Butembo
Aug 5, 2023 00:06
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.8 105 km NNE
from Kalemie
Jul 8, 2023 00:00
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.4 37 km NNE
from Bukavu
Jun 15, 2023 11:04
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.6 75 km N
from Goma
May 30, 2023 15:44
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.4 25 km WNW
from Uvira
May 11, 2023 18:49
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.4 213 km SSW
from Kolwezi
May 8, 2023 18:05
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.7 211 km SSW
from Kolwezi
Apr 12, 2023 20:59
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.4 230 km WNW
from Bukavu
Apr 12, 2023 05:56
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.2 221 km SE
from Kalemie
Apr 8, 2023 14:41
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.3 125 km ENE
from Bunia
Mar 27, 2023 20:20
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.7 89 km S
from Butembo
Mar 4, 2023 13:32
(Lubumbashi)
M 4.4 70 km E
from Beni

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Congo-Kinshasa

Congo-Kinshasa Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
20 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.7
May 24, 2024 16:54

Average

A total of 208 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Congo-Kinshasa in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 20 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Congo-Kinshasa roughly every 17 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Congo-Kinshasa in 2021. A total of 41 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Congo-Kinshasa that year. The strongest had a 5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Congo-Kinshasa in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Congo-Kinshasa 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 Congo-Kinshasa (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 187 89.9%
Mag. 5 21 10.1%
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 Congo-Kinshasa

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.9
On Feb 24, 2017 02:32.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.9
On Dec 13, 1910 13:37.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Congo-Kinshasa occurred on Feb 24, 2017 02:32 local time (Africa/Lubumbashi timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.9 and struck 292 kilometers (181 mi) south-southeast of Kalemie, at a depth of 30 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Congo-Kinshasa in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.9 earthquake struck on Dec 13, 1910 13:37, 158 kilometers (98 mi) south-southeast of Kalemie. It is the strongest earthquake near Congo-Kinshasa in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Congo-Kinshasa 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 Congo-Kinshasa.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Congo-Kinshasa.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Feb 24, 2017 02:32
(Lubumbashi)
M 5.9 292 km SSE
from Kalemie
Sep 10, 2016 14:27
(Lubumbashi)
M 5.9 293 km SE
from Beni
Aug 7, 2015 03:25
(Lubumbashi)
M 5.8 39 km N
from Bukavu
Aug 7, 2015 03:28
(Lubumbashi)
M 5.5 46 km NNE
from Bukavu
Sep 9, 2019 02:38
(Lubumbashi)
M 5.4 180 km ESE
from Kalemie
Nov 2, 2014 20:25
(Lubumbashi)
M 5.3 258 km ENE
from Lubumbashi
Jul 30, 2017 09:02
(Lubumbashi)
M 5.3 68 km SE
from Butembo
Apr 29, 2017 12:53
(Lubumbashi)
M 5.3 83 km ESE
from Kalemie
Oct 26, 2023 21:00
(Lubumbashi)
M 5.2 205 km SW
from Kalemie
May 21, 2020 14:57
(Lubumbashi)
M 5.1 199 km NW
from Kolwezi

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Congo-Kinshasa

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Congo-Kinshasa.

When was the last earthquake in Congo-Kinshasa?

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Congo-Kinshasa on the afternoon of May 24, 2024 at 16:54 local time (Africa/Lubumbashi). The center of this earthquake was located 30km north-east of Kabalo at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Congo-Kinshasa in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Congo-Kinshasa?

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Congo-Kinshasa on the afternoon of December 13, 1910 at 13:37 local time (Africa/Lubumbashi). The center of this earthquake was located 158km south-east of Kalemie at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Congo-Kinshasa since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Congo-Kinshasa?

In the past 10 years, 208 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Congo-Kinshasa. This averages to 21 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 18 days.