Latest earthquakes near The Netherlands today

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

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List of latest earthquakes near The Netherlands.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 18, 2024 02:42
(Amsterdam)
M 2.2 264 km SE
from Eindhoven
Apr 30, 2024 00:48
(Amsterdam)
M 2.2 19 km WNW
from Groningen
Apr 23, 2024 16:12
(Amsterdam)
M 2.4 243 km SE
from Maastricht
Apr 19, 2024 11:36
(Amsterdam)
M 2.5 175 km SSE
from Maastricht
Apr 18, 2024 04:52
(Amsterdam)
M 2.3 262 km NW
from Amsterdam
Apr 17, 2024 12:04
(Amsterdam)
M 2.1 129 km SSW
from Rotterdam
Apr 12, 2024 21:33
(Amsterdam)
M 2.0 29 km NNE
from Maastricht
Apr 11, 2024 11:10
(Amsterdam)
M 2.1 20 km NE
from Groningen
Apr 10, 2024 12:20
(Amsterdam)
M 2.1 286 km SSE
from Maastricht
Apr 8, 2024 12:00
(Amsterdam)
M 2.3 284 km SSE
from Maastricht
Apr 5, 2024 12:03
(Amsterdam)
M 2.2 287 km SSE
from Maastricht
Apr 5, 2024 12:00
(Amsterdam)
M 2.2 137 km S
from Rotterdam
Mar 27, 2024 11:59
(Amsterdam)
M 2.1 286 km SSE
from Maastricht
Mar 25, 2024 12:07
(Amsterdam)
M 3.7 152 km ESE
from Groningen
Mar 24, 2024 02:57
(Amsterdam)
M 2.1 43 km N
from Enschede
Mar 7, 2024 12:06
(Amsterdam)
M 2.2 281 km SSE
from Maastricht
Mar 6, 2024 12:03
(Amsterdam)
M 2.1 285 km SSE
from Maastricht
Mar 1, 2024 12:18
(Amsterdam)
M 2.2 286 km SSE
from Maastricht
Feb 27, 2024 11:55
(Amsterdam)
M 2.2 282 km SSE
from Maastricht
Feb 26, 2024 12:03
(Amsterdam)
M 2.2 253 km S
from Maastricht
Feb 21, 2024 12:09
(Amsterdam)
M 2.2 287 km SSE
from Maastricht
Feb 12, 2024 12:03
(Amsterdam)
M 2.1 286 km SSE
from Maastricht
Feb 9, 2024 12:20
(Amsterdam)
M 2.3 285 km SSE
from Maastricht
Feb 8, 2024 12:07
(Amsterdam)
M 2.8 237 km SW
from Middelburg
Feb 8, 2024 12:01
(Amsterdam)
M 2.2 287 km SSE
from Maastricht

Map of Latest Earthquakes near The Netherlands

The Netherlands Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
0 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.2
May 18, 2024 02:42

Average

A total of 6 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of The Netherlands in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of The Netherlands in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near The Netherlands 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 The Netherlands (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 5 83.33%
Mag. 5 1 16.67%
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 The Netherlands

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5
On Nov 5, 2014 17:19.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 5
On Nov 5, 2014 17:19.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near The Netherlands occurred on Nov 5, 2014 17:19 local time (Europe/Amsterdam timezone). It had a magnitude of 5 and struck 277 kilometers (172 mi) south-west of Middelburg, at a depth of 2 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near The Netherlands in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near The Netherlands.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 5, 2014 17:19
(Amsterdam)
M 5.0 277 km SW
from Middelburg
Aug 6, 2015 17:03
(Amsterdam)
M 4.2 204 km WNW
from Amsterdam
Jun 4, 2015 21:24
(Amsterdam)
M 4.2 283 km SW
from Middelburg
Jun 26, 2021 05:00
(Amsterdam)
M 4.1 285 km SSE
from Maastricht
Feb 1, 2020 02:19
(Amsterdam)
M 4.0 156 km NW
from Amsterdam
Jan 3, 2017 19:52
(Amsterdam)
M 4.0 294 km NW
from Haarlem

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near The Netherlands

Earthquakes by region of The Netherlands

Click the links below for earthquake reports for regions in The Netherlands.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in The Netherlands?

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit near The Netherlands on the night of May 18, 2024 at 02:42 local time (Europe/Amsterdam). The center of this earthquake was located 264km south-east of Eindhoven at a depth of 9km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near The Netherlands in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near The Netherlands?

A 5 magnitude earthquake hit near The Netherlands on the afternoon of November 5, 2014 at 17:19 local time (Europe/Amsterdam). The center of this earthquake was located 277km southwest of Middelburg at a depth of 2km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near The Netherlands since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near The Netherlands?

In the past 10 years, 6 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from The Netherlands. This averages to 1 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 608 days.