Latest earthquakes near Djibouti today

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List of latest earthquakes near Djibouti.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 6, 2023 01:59AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.4 21 km NNW
from Djibouti
Oct 26, 2023 01:51AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.4 23 km NNW
from Djibouti
Sep 29, 2023 03:25AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.4 22 km N
from Djibouti
Sep 28, 2023 08:53AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.6 11 km ENE
from Djibouti
Sep 28, 2023 04:22AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.6 14 km N
from Djibouti
May 12, 2023 05:08AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.4 245 km E
from Djibouti
May 7, 2023 05:51AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.3 296 km SW
from Djibouti
Feb 2, 2023 04:34AM
(Djibouti)
M 3.6 21 km NNW
from Djibouti
Jan 26, 2023 04:05PM
(Djibouti)
M 4.8 85 km E
from Djibouti
Jan 26, 2023 02:38AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.3 282 km WNW
from 'Ali Sabieh
Jan 18, 2023 10:28PM
(Djibouti)
M 4.5 15 km SSE
from Djibouti
Jan 18, 2023 10:28PM
(Djibouti)
M 5.0 23 km NNE
from Djibouti
Jan 18, 2023 07:30PM
(Djibouti)
M 4.3 23 km NNE
from Djibouti
Jan 4, 2023 08:40AM
(Djibouti)
M 3.8 21 km NNW
from Djibouti
Jan 2, 2023 04:34AM
(Djibouti)
M 3.6 21 km NNW
from Djibouti
Dec 25, 2022 02:12PM
(Djibouti)
M 3.5 21 km NNE
from Djibouti
Dec 11, 2022 01:49PM
(Djibouti)
M 3.5 14 km NNW
from Djibouti
Mar 8, 2022 10:51PM
(Djibouti)
M 4.3 233 km SW
from Djibouti
Oct 27, 2021 03:35AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.4 217 km SW
from Djibouti
Oct 24, 2021 05:26PM
(Djibouti)
M 4.6 243 km SW
from Djibouti
Oct 19, 2021 01:21AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.5 243 km SW
from Djibouti
Oct 17, 2021 09:25AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.3 251 km SW
from Djibouti
Oct 16, 2021 11:26PM
(Djibouti)
M 4.3 101 km WNW
from Djibouti
Oct 15, 2021 08:42PM
(Djibouti)
M 4.5 243 km SW
from Djibouti
Apr 23, 2021 07:54AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.2 269 km SSW
from Djibouti

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Recent Djibouti Earthquake News

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Djibouti Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
4 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.4
Nov 6, 2023 01:59

Average

A total of 42 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Djibouti in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 4 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Djibouti in 2023. A total of 12 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Djibouti that year. The strongest had a 5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Djibouti in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near Djibouti 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 Djibouti (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 41 97.62%
Mag. 5 1 2.38%
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 Djibouti

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5
On Jan 18, 2023 22:28.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.5
On Aug 20, 1989 14:16.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Djibouti occurred on Jan 18, 2023 22:28 local time (Africa/Djibouti timezone). It had a magnitude of 5 and struck 23 kilometers (14 mi) north-northeast of Djibouti, at a depth of 5 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Djibouti in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.5 earthquake struck on Aug 20, 1989 14:16, 132 kilometers (82 mi) north-northeast of Djibouti. It is the strongest earthquake near Djibouti in the past 123 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Djibouti 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 Djibouti.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Djibouti.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 18, 2023 10:28PM
(Djibouti)
M 5.0 23 km NNE
from Djibouti
Jan 26, 2023 04:05PM
(Djibouti)
M 4.8 85 km E
from Djibouti
May 30, 2015 09:48AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.7 11 km N
from Djibouti
Apr 14, 2017 08:53AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.7 34 km NE
from Djibouti
Apr 14, 2017 01:44PM
(Djibouti)
M 4.7 29 km NNE
from Djibouti
May 17, 2019 02:23PM
(Djibouti)
M 4.6 299 km E
from Obock
Oct 24, 2021 05:26PM
(Djibouti)
M 4.6 243 km SW
from Djibouti
Dec 14, 2014 01:37AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.6 160 km W
from Djibouti
Sep 28, 2023 08:53AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.6 11 km ENE
from Djibouti
Sep 28, 2023 04:22AM
(Djibouti)
M 4.6 14 km N
from Djibouti

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Djibouti

Earthquakes by region of Djibouti

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Djibouti?

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Djibouti on the night of November 6, 2023 at 01:59 local time (Africa/Djibouti). The center of this earthquake was located 21km north-northwest of Djibouti at a depth of 6km under water in the Gulf Of Aden. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Djibouti in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Djibouti?

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Djibouti on the afternoon of August 20, 1989 at 14:16 local time (Africa/Djibouti). The center of this earthquake was located 132km west of Djibouti at a depth of 12km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Djibouti since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Djibouti?

In the past 10 years, 42 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Djibouti. This averages to 4 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 87 days.