Latest earthquakes near Vereeniging, Gauteng today

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List of latest earthquakes near Vereeniging.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 7, 2024 13:32
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 143 km NE
from Vereeniging
Jun 7, 2024 13:20
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 138 km ENE
from Vereeniging
Jun 5, 2024 02:15
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 80 km SW
from Vereeniging
Jun 4, 2024 08:31
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 56 km WNW
from Vereeniging
May 31, 2024 19:20
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 47 km NW
from Vereeniging
May 24, 2024 14:21
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 63 km WNW
from Vereeniging
May 22, 2024 18:11
(Johannesburg)
M 3.3 62 km NW
from Vereeniging
May 18, 2024 04:36
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 51 km NW
from Vereeniging
May 17, 2024 01:17
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 115 km WSW
from Vereeniging
May 15, 2024 10:26
(Johannesburg)
M 3.5 109 km WSW
from Vereeniging
May 8, 2024 20:06
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 56 km NNW
from Vereeniging
May 7, 2024 13:12
(Johannesburg)
M 3.6 77 km SSW
from Vereeniging
May 7, 2024 09:25
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 127 km W
from Vereeniging
Apr 30, 2024 17:47
(Johannesburg)
M 4.4 171 km SW
from Vereeniging
Apr 23, 2024 07:26
(Johannesburg)
M 3.2 113 km WSW
from Vereeniging
Apr 19, 2024 23:15
(Johannesburg)
M 3.3 87 km SW
from Vereeniging
Apr 9, 2024 15:06
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 51 km NW
from Vereeniging
Apr 8, 2024 14:06
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 211 km NNW
from Vereeniging
Apr 8, 2024 03:43
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 109 km WSW
from Vereeniging
Apr 7, 2024 23:53
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 56 km NNW
from Vereeniging
Apr 2, 2024 17:38
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 131 km NE
from Vereeniging
Apr 1, 2024 19:05
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 102 km W
from Vereeniging
Mar 31, 2024 10:43
(Johannesburg)
M 3.4 46 km NNW
from Vereeniging
Mar 27, 2024 01:23
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 55 km NNW
from Vereeniging
Mar 18, 2024 06:01
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 54 km NNW
from Vereeniging

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Vereeniging

Vereeniging 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 Vereeniging, 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 Vereeniging in 2018. A total of 19 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Vereeniging that year. The strongest had a 4.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Vereeniging in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Vereeniging 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 Vereeniging (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 Vereeniging

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.4
On Aug 5, 2014 12:22.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.3
On Oct 31, 1919 17:36.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Vereeniging occurred on Aug 5, 2014 12:22 local time (Africa/Johannesburg timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.4 and struck 126 kilometers (78 mi) west-southwest of Vereeniging, at a depth of 5 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Vereeniging in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.3 earthquake struck on Oct 31, 1919 17:36, 268 kilometers (167 mi) west-southwest of Vereeniging. It is the strongest earthquake near Vereeniging 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 Vereeniging, 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 Vereeniging.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Vereeniging.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 5, 2014 12:22
(Johannesburg)
M 5.4 126 km WSW
from Vereeniging
Apr 3, 2017 05:08
(Johannesburg)
M 5.2 115 km WSW
from Vereeniging
Jun 15, 2014 16:16
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 121 km WSW
from Vereeniging
Jun 11, 2023 02:38
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 45 km NNE
from Vereeniging
Mar 1, 2019 06:56
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 46 km NNW
from Vereeniging
Mar 22, 2019 02:30
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 192 km SW
from Vereeniging
Dec 6, 2020 03:05
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 119 km WSW
from Vereeniging
May 6, 2020 06:59
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 116 km WSW
from Vereeniging
Jul 17, 2022 11:19
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 118 km WSW
from Vereeniging
Mar 7, 2019 11:32
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 42 km WNW
from Vereeniging

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Vereeniging

Nearest earthquakes from Vereeniging

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Vereeniging.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 11, 2022 18:20
(Johannesburg)
M 4.4 26 km NW
from Vereeniging
Feb 17, 2018 07:16
(Johannesburg)
M 4.2 29 km NNW
from Vereeniging
Mar 24, 2016 18:16
(Johannesburg)
M 4.6 32 km WNW
from Vereeniging
Aug 22, 2014 01:14
(Johannesburg)
M 4.5 32 km NW
from Vereeniging
Jan 28, 2016 17:02
(Johannesburg)
M 4.5 34 km WNW
from Vereeniging
Jun 28, 2018 18:11
(Johannesburg)
M 4.3 34 km NW
from Vereeniging
Jun 12, 2021 04:21
(Johannesburg)
M 4.3 34 km NW
from Vereeniging
Mar 5, 2022 19:02
(Johannesburg)
M 4.3 35 km NW
from Vereeniging
Aug 31, 2019 08:10
(Johannesburg)
M 4.3 37 km WNW
from Vereeniging
Jul 25, 2017 06:18
(Johannesburg)
M 4.4 37 km NW
from Vereeniging

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Vereeniging

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Vereeniging, Gauteng?

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Vereeniging on the afternoon of June 7, 2024 at 13:32 local time (Africa/Johannesburg). The center of this earthquake was located 143km north-east of Vereeniging at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Vereeniging, Gauteng in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Vereeniging, Gauteng?

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Vereeniging on the afternoon of October 31, 1919 at 17:36 local time (Africa/Johannesburg). The center of this earthquake was located 268km east-southeast of Vereeniging at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Vereeniging since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Vereeniging, Gauteng?

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