Latest earthquakes near Gibraltar today

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

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List of latest earthquakes near Gibraltar.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 15, 2024 15:16
(Gibraltar)
M 3.0 155 km WNW
from Gibraltar
Apr 14, 2024 20:32
(Gibraltar)
M 2.4 282 km NW
from Gibraltar
Apr 14, 2024 16:56
(Gibraltar)
M 2.0 173 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Apr 14, 2024 16:49
(Gibraltar)
M 2.0 289 km ENE
from Gibraltar
Apr 14, 2024 16:06
(Gibraltar)
M 2.3 170 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Apr 14, 2024 15:50
(Gibraltar)
M 2.1 186 km WNW
from Gibraltar
Apr 14, 2024 14:53
(Gibraltar)
M 2.8 178 km W
from Gibraltar
Apr 14, 2024 10:24
(Gibraltar)
M 2.4 173 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Apr 14, 2024 05:59
(Gibraltar)
M 2.2 62 km E
from Gibraltar
Apr 14, 2024 03:14
(Gibraltar)
M 2.4 183 km SE
from Gibraltar
Apr 13, 2024 13:09
(Gibraltar)
M 2.3 174 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Apr 12, 2024 03:37
(Gibraltar)
M 2.6 176 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Apr 12, 2024 03:28
(Gibraltar)
M 2.0 161 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Apr 11, 2024 17:27
(Gibraltar)
M 2.5 167 km E
from Gibraltar
Apr 11, 2024 04:50
(Gibraltar)
M 2.1 88 km NW
from Gibraltar
Apr 11, 2024 00:02
(Gibraltar)
M 2.0 178 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Apr 10, 2024 15:24
(Gibraltar)
M 2.4 206 km NE
from Gibraltar
Apr 10, 2024 05:00
(Gibraltar)
M 2.0 168 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Apr 9, 2024 21:38
(Gibraltar)
M 2.2 178 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Apr 9, 2024 01:26
(Gibraltar)
M 2.3 126 km N
from Gibraltar
Apr 9, 2024 00:03
(Gibraltar)
M 2.4 165 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Apr 8, 2024 19:40
(Gibraltar)
M 2.3 183 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Apr 7, 2024 21:55
(Gibraltar)
M 2.4 175 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Apr 5, 2024 16:49
(Gibraltar)
M 2.3 173 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Apr 5, 2024 13:15
(Gibraltar)
M 2.7 237 km WNW
from Gibraltar

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Gibraltar

Gibraltar Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
15 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3
Apr 15, 2024 15:16

Average

A total of 151 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Gibraltar in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 15 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Gibraltar roughly every 24 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Gibraltar in 2016. A total of 53 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Gibraltar that year. The strongest had a 6.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Gibraltar in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Gibraltar 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 Gibraltar (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 139 92.05%
Mag. 5 11 7.28%
Mag. 6 1 0.66%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Gibraltar

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.3
On Jan 25, 2016 05:22.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Mar 29, 1954 06:17.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Gibraltar occurred on Jan 25, 2016 05:22 local time (Europe/Gibraltar timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.3 and struck 160 kilometers (99 mi) east-southeast of Gibraltar, at a depth of 12 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Gibraltar in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Mar 29, 1954 06:17, 182 kilometers (113 mi) east-southeast of Gibraltar. It is the strongest earthquake near Gibraltar 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 Gibraltar 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 Gibraltar.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Gibraltar.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 25, 2016 05:22
(Gibraltar)
M 6.3 160 km ESE
from Gibraltar
May 20, 2022 14:35
(Gibraltar)
M 5.5 183 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Jan 25, 2016 05:34
(Gibraltar)
M 5.3 156 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Aug 28, 2021 13:20
(Gibraltar)
M 5.3 179 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Mar 15, 2016 05:40
(Gibraltar)
M 5.2 163 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Jan 25, 2016 07:10
(Gibraltar)
M 5.2 151 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Feb 22, 2016 04:46
(Gibraltar)
M 5.1 172 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Jan 21, 2016 14:47
(Gibraltar)
M 5.1 164 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Jan 25, 2016 06:54
(Gibraltar)
M 5.1 161 km ESE
from Gibraltar
Mar 3, 2016 12:36
(Gibraltar)
M 5.0 159 km ESE
from Gibraltar

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Gibraltar

Earthquakes by region of Gibraltar

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Gibraltar?

A 3 magnitude earthquake hit near Gibraltar on the afternoon of April 15, 2024 at 15:16 local time (Europe/Gibraltar). The center of this earthquake was located 155km west-northwest of Gibraltar at a depth of 35km under water in the North Atlantic Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Gibraltar in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Gibraltar?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Gibraltar on the morning of March 29, 1954 at 06:17 local time (Europe/Gibraltar). The center of this earthquake was located 182km east-northeast of Gibraltar at a depth of 626km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Gibraltar since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Gibraltar?

In the past 10 years, 151 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Gibraltar. This averages to 15 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 24 days.