Latest earthquakes near Oromiya, Ethiopia today

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List of latest earthquakes near Oromiya.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 13, 2024 12:36AM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.9 269 km S
from Jimma
Nov 11, 2023 09:26AM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.9 279 km S
from Jimma
Nov 11, 2023 04:40AM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.5 268 km S
from Jimma
Oct 8, 2023 07:37AM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.4 84 km NE
from Nazrēt
May 19, 2023 03:45PM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.3 255 km SSW
from Jimma
May 8, 2023 02:36PM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.4 281 km N
from Gimbi
May 7, 2023 05:51AM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.3 247 km NE
from Nazrēt
Jan 4, 2023 04:51PM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.4 256 km S
from Jimma
Apr 3, 2022 05:42PM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.3 219 km S
from Jimma
Oct 24, 2021 05:26PM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.6 300 km NE
from Nazrēt
Oct 17, 2021 09:25AM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.3 293 km NE
from Nazrēt
May 15, 2021 09:13AM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.0 80 km NNE
from Nazrēt
Jan 20, 2020 06:19AM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.5 234 km NNE
from Nazrēt
Jan 27, 2017 07:29PM
(Addis Ababa)
M 5.3 118 km SSW
from Nazrēt
Jan 24, 2016 09:34PM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.4 184 km SSW
from Nazrēt
Oct 29, 2015 03:35AM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.3 77 km NE
from Nazrēt
Mar 31, 2015 03:29PM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.2 146 km WSW
from Nazrēt
Dec 29, 2014 07:09PM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.4 136 km SSW
from Nazrēt
Jun 20, 2014 03:42PM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.2 241 km N
from Nazrēt

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Oromiya

Oromiya Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
1 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.9
May 13, 2024 00:36

Average

A total of 19 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Oromiya, Ethiopia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 1 earthquakes per year

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Oromiya in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Oromiya 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 Oromiya (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 18 94.74%
Mag. 5 1 5.26%
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 Oromiya

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.3
On Jan 27, 2017 19:29.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.5
On Aug 25, 1906 16:14.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Oromiya occurred on Jan 27, 2017 19:29 local time (Africa/Addis_Ababa timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.3 and struck 118 kilometers (73 mi) south-southwest of Nazrēt, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Oromiya in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.5 earthquake struck on Aug 25, 1906 16:14, 9 kilometers (6 mi) south-southwest of Goba. It is the strongest earthquake near Oromiya 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 Oromiya, Ethiopia 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 Oromiya.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Oromiya.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 27, 2017 07:29PM
(Addis Ababa)
M 5.3 118 km SSW
from Nazrēt
May 13, 2024 12:36AM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.9 269 km S
from Jimma
Nov 11, 2023 09:26AM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.9 279 km S
from Jimma
Oct 24, 2021 05:26PM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.6 300 km NE
from Nazrēt
Jan 20, 2020 06:19AM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.5 234 km NNE
from Nazrēt
Nov 11, 2023 04:40AM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.5 268 km S
from Jimma
May 8, 2023 02:36PM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.4 281 km N
from Gimbi
Jan 4, 2023 04:51PM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.4 256 km S
from Jimma
Oct 8, 2023 07:37AM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.4 84 km NE
from Nazrēt
Jan 24, 2016 09:34PM
(Addis Ababa)
M 4.4 184 km SSW
from Nazrēt

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Oromiya

Earthquakes by city in Oromiya

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Oromiya, Ethiopia.

Use this regional Oromiya earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Shashemenē, Ziway, Hāgere Hiywet, Waliso, Mojo, Āsbe Teferī, Metu, Āgaro, Kibre Mengist, Dembī Dolo, Fichē, Mendī, Āsasa, Genet, Metahāra, Dodola, Hagere Maryam, Bedelē, Nejo, Sebeta and Yabēlo.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Oromiya, Ethiopia?

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Oromiya on the night of May 13, 2024 at 00:36 local time (Africa/Addis_Ababa). The center of this earthquake was located 269km south of Jimma at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Oromiya, Ethiopia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Oromiya, Ethiopia?

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Oromiya on the afternoon of August 25, 1906 at 16:14 local time (Africa/Addis_Ababa). The center of this earthquake was located 9km east of Goba at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Oromiya since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Oromiya, Ethiopia?

In the past 10 years, 19 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Oromiya. This averages to 2 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 192 days.