Latest earthquakes near Nelspruit, Mpumalanga today

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List of latest earthquakes near Nelspruit.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 7, 2024 13:32
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 192 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Jun 7, 2024 13:20
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 195 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Jun 7, 2024 11:12
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 105 km NW
from Nelspruit
Jun 3, 2024 13:17
(Johannesburg)
M 3.7 165 km E
from Nelspruit
May 11, 2024 19:07
(Johannesburg)
M 3.5 77 km N
from Nelspruit
Apr 5, 2024 19:26
(Johannesburg)
M 3.4 215 km N
from Nelspruit
Apr 2, 2024 17:38
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 206 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Mar 6, 2024 10:38
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 184 km W
from Nelspruit
Feb 15, 2024 16:49
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 233 km NNE
from Nelspruit
Jan 21, 2024 20:01
(Johannesburg)
M 4.1 73 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Jan 21, 2024 07:31
(Johannesburg)
M 3.3 221 km SSW
from Nelspruit
Jan 19, 2024 14:59
(Johannesburg)
M 3.2 172 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Dec 10, 2023 17:59
(Johannesburg)
M 3.3 261 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Nov 15, 2023 13:23
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 193 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Oct 29, 2023 05:25
(Johannesburg)
M 3.2 247 km W
from Nelspruit
Oct 16, 2023 04:01
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 292 km N
from Nelspruit
Sep 5, 2023 00:14
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 283 km NW
from Nelspruit
Sep 1, 2023 16:19
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 202 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Aug 27, 2023 03:41
(Johannesburg)
M 3.2 266 km W
from Nelspruit
Jul 24, 2023 17:24
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 197 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Jul 11, 2023 16:54
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 95 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Jul 1, 2023 07:53
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 205 km NNW
from Nelspruit
Jun 30, 2023 13:07
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 159 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Jun 29, 2023 03:15
(Johannesburg)
M 2.9 298 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Jun 26, 2023 15:35
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 222 km NNW
from Nelspruit

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Nelspruit

Nelspruit Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 9 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Nelspruit, Mpumalanga in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Nelspruit in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near Nelspruit 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 Nelspruit (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 9 100.0%
Mag. 5 0 0.0%
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 Nelspruit

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 4.9
On Jun 11, 2023 02:38.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.3
On Oct 31, 1919 17:36.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Nelspruit occurred on Jun 11, 2023 02:38 local time (Africa/Johannesburg timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.9 and struck 297 kilometers (185 mi) west-southwest of Nelspruit, at a depth of 5 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Nelspruit in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.3 earthquake struck on Oct 31, 1919 17:36, 214 kilometers (133 mi) west-southwest of Nelspruit. It is the strongest earthquake near Nelspruit 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 Nelspruit, Mpumalanga 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 Nelspruit.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Nelspruit.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 11, 2023 02:38
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 297 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Mar 14, 2022 00:07
(Johannesburg)
M 4.7 235 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Nov 26, 2018 01:47
(Johannesburg)
M 4.6 227 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Feb 16, 2018 14:04
(Johannesburg)
M 4.5 181 km N
from Nelspruit
Jul 19, 2018 03:34
(Johannesburg)
M 4.3 103 km SW
from Nelspruit
Jul 30, 2021 06:34
(Johannesburg)
M 4.2 291 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Jan 21, 2024 20:01
(Johannesburg)
M 4.1 73 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Oct 27, 2021 11:01
(Johannesburg)
M 4.1 273 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Jun 12, 2016 05:39
(Johannesburg)
M 4.1 156 km N
from Nelspruit

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Nelspruit

Nearest earthquakes from Nelspruit

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Nelspruit.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 21, 2024 20:01
(Johannesburg)
M 4.1 73 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Jul 19, 2018 03:34
(Johannesburg)
M 4.3 103 km SW
from Nelspruit
Jun 12, 2016 05:39
(Johannesburg)
M 4.1 156 km N
from Nelspruit
Feb 16, 2018 14:04
(Johannesburg)
M 4.5 181 km N
from Nelspruit
Nov 26, 2018 01:47
(Johannesburg)
M 4.6 227 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Mar 14, 2022 00:07
(Johannesburg)
M 4.7 235 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Oct 27, 2021 11:01
(Johannesburg)
M 4.1 273 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Jul 30, 2021 06:34
(Johannesburg)
M 4.2 291 km WSW
from Nelspruit
Jun 11, 2023 02:38
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 297 km WSW
from Nelspruit

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Nelspruit

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga?

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Nelspruit on the afternoon of June 7, 2024 at 13:32 local time (Africa/Johannesburg). The center of this earthquake was located 192km west-southwest of Nelspruit at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Nelspruit, Mpumalanga in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Nelspruit, Mpumalanga?

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Nelspruit on the afternoon of October 31, 1919 at 17:36 local time (Africa/Johannesburg). The center of this earthquake was located 214km south-southwest of Nelspruit at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Nelspruit since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Nelspruit, Mpumalanga?

In the past 10 years, 9 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Nelspruit. This averages to 1 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 406 days.