Latest earthquakes near Ghana today
Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near the country Ghana, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Ghana? If an earthquake is happening right now near Ghana, it will show up within minutes.
Ghana Earthquake Statistics
A total of 1 earthquake with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Ghana in the past 10 years.
The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Ghana in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 4 or above have occurred near Ghana 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.
Strongest earthquakes near Ghana
The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Ghana occurred on Jun 24, 2020 22:53 local time (Africa/Accra timezone). It had a magnitude of 4 and struck 17 kilometers (11 mi) west-northwest of Accra, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Ghana in the list below.
A longer time ago, a MAG-6.4 earthquake struck on Jun 22, 1939 19:19, 47 kilometers (29 mi) west-northwest of Accra. It is the strongest earthquake near Ghana 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 Ghana 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 Ghana.
Earthquakes by region of Ghana
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Frequently Asked Questions
These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Ghana.
When was the last earthquake in Ghana?
A 4 magnitude earthquake hit near Ghana on the evening of June 24, 2020 at 22:53 local time (Africa/Accra). The center of this earthquake was located 17km west-northwest of Accra at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Ghana in the past hours.
What was the strongest earthquake near Ghana?
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Ghana on the evening of June 22, 1939 at 19:19 local time (Africa/Accra). The center of this earthquake was located 47km west of Accra at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Ghana since the year 1900.
How often do earthquakes occur near Ghana?
In the past 10 years, 1 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Ghana. This averages to 0 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3650 days.