Latest earthquakes near Carletonville, Gauteng today

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List of latest earthquakes near Carletonville.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 7, 2024 13:32
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 178 km ENE
from Carletonville
Jun 7, 2024 13:20
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 177 km E
from Carletonville
Jun 5, 2024 02:15
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 86 km S
from Carletonville
Jun 4, 2024 08:31
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 10 km SSE
from Carletonville
May 31, 2024 19:20
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 16 km ESE
from Carletonville
May 24, 2024 14:21
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 13 km SSW
from Carletonville
May 22, 2024 18:11
(Johannesburg)
M 3.3 6 km NE
from Carletonville
May 18, 2024 04:36
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 13 km E
from Carletonville
May 17, 2024 01:17
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 83 km SW
from Carletonville
May 15, 2024 10:26
(Johannesburg)
M 3.5 84 km SW
from Carletonville
May 8, 2024 20:06
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 36 km ENE
from Carletonville
May 7, 2024 13:12
(Johannesburg)
M 3.6 103 km S
from Carletonville
May 7, 2024 09:25
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 91 km SW
from Carletonville
Apr 30, 2024 17:47
(Johannesburg)
M 4.4 167 km SSW
from Carletonville
Apr 23, 2024 07:26
(Johannesburg)
M 3.2 85 km SW
from Carletonville
Apr 19, 2024 23:15
(Johannesburg)
M 3.3 88 km S
from Carletonville
Apr 9, 2024 15:06
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 18 km E
from Carletonville
Apr 8, 2024 14:06
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 167 km N
from Carletonville
Apr 8, 2024 03:43
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 83 km SW
from Carletonville
Apr 7, 2024 23:53
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 39 km ENE
from Carletonville
Apr 2, 2024 17:38
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 165 km ENE
from Carletonville
Apr 1, 2024 19:05
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 58 km WSW
from Carletonville
Mar 31, 2024 10:43
(Johannesburg)
M 3.4 36 km ENE
from Carletonville
Mar 27, 2024 01:23
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 46 km ENE
from Carletonville
Mar 18, 2024 06:01
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 39 km ENE
from Carletonville

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Carletonville

Carletonville Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
10 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.1
Jun 7, 2024 13:32

Average

A total of 108 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Carletonville, Gauteng in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 10 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Carletonville in 2018. A total of 19 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Carletonville that year. The strongest had a 4.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Carletonville in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Carletonville 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 Carletonville (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 106 98.15%
Mag. 5 2 1.85%
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 Carletonville

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.4
On Aug 5, 2014 12:22.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.1
On Feb 20, 1912 15:03.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Carletonville occurred on Aug 5, 2014 12:22 local time (Africa/Johannesburg timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.4 and struck 98 kilometers (61 mi) south-west of Carletonville, at a depth of 5 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Carletonville in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.1 earthquake struck on Feb 20, 1912 15:03, 256 kilometers (159 mi) south-west of Carletonville. It is the strongest earthquake near Carletonville 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 Carletonville, Gauteng 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 Carletonville.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Carletonville.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 5, 2014 12:22
(Johannesburg)
M 5.4 98 km SW
from Carletonville
Apr 3, 2017 05:08
(Johannesburg)
M 5.2 85 km SW
from Carletonville
Jun 15, 2014 16:16
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 94 km SW
from Carletonville
Jun 11, 2023 02:38
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 76 km E
from Carletonville
Mar 1, 2019 06:56
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 41 km ENE
from Carletonville
Mar 22, 2019 02:30
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 199 km SSW
from Carletonville
Dec 6, 2020 03:05
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 89 km SW
from Carletonville
May 6, 2020 06:59
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 85 km SW
from Carletonville
Jul 17, 2022 11:19
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 93 km SW
from Carletonville
Mar 7, 2019 11:32
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 21 km SE
from Carletonville

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Carletonville

Nearest earthquakes from Carletonville

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Carletonville, Gauteng. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Carletonville.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 5, 2016 04:31
(Johannesburg)
M 4.3 5 km ESE
from Carletonville
Feb 10, 2020 19:13
(Johannesburg)
M 4.5 6 km S
from Carletonville
Sep 20, 2015 04:20
(Johannesburg)
M 4.2 9 km SSE
from Carletonville
Jul 7, 2020 12:44
(Johannesburg)
M 4.4 9 km S
from Carletonville
Jan 21, 2018 09:12
(Johannesburg)
M 4.2 9 km ESE
from Carletonville
Oct 17, 2021 01:25
(Johannesburg)
M 4.0 8 km SE
from Carletonville
Jan 18, 2022 06:33
(Johannesburg)
M 4.4 9 km SSE
from Carletonville
Aug 25, 2014 18:20
(Johannesburg)
M 4.3 9 km WSW
from Carletonville
Apr 22, 2020 03:21
(Johannesburg)
M 4.3 11 km S
from Carletonville
Sep 25, 2014 23:07
(Johannesburg)
M 4.2 11 km E
from Carletonville

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Carletonville

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Carletonville, Gauteng?

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Carletonville on the afternoon of June 7, 2024 at 13:32 local time (Africa/Johannesburg). The center of this earthquake was located 178km east-northeast of Carletonville at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Carletonville, Gauteng in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Carletonville, Gauteng?

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Carletonville on the afternoon of February 20, 1912 at 15:03 local time (Africa/Johannesburg). The center of this earthquake was located 256km south of Carletonville at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Carletonville since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Carletonville, Gauteng?

In the past 10 years, 108 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Carletonville. This averages to 11 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 34 days.