Latest earthquakes near Klerksdorp, North-West today

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List of latest earthquakes near Klerksdorp.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 7, 2024 13:32
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 264 km ENE
from Klerksdorp
Jun 7, 2024 13:20
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 261 km ENE
from Klerksdorp
Jun 5, 2024 02:15
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 69 km ESE
from Klerksdorp
Jun 4, 2024 08:31
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 88 km ENE
from Klerksdorp
May 31, 2024 19:20
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 100 km ENE
from Klerksdorp
May 24, 2024 14:21
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 79 km ENE
from Klerksdorp
May 22, 2024 18:11
(Johannesburg)
M 3.3 97 km NE
from Klerksdorp
May 18, 2024 04:36
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 100 km ENE
from Klerksdorp
May 17, 2024 01:17
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 13 km ESE
from Klerksdorp
May 15, 2024 10:26
(Johannesburg)
M 3.5 23 km ESE
from Klerksdorp
May 8, 2024 20:06
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 126 km NE
from Klerksdorp
May 7, 2024 13:12
(Johannesburg)
M 3.6 98 km ESE
from Klerksdorp
May 7, 2024 09:25
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 0 km NW
from Klerksdorp
Apr 30, 2024 17:47
(Johannesburg)
M 4.4 95 km S
from Klerksdorp
Apr 23, 2024 07:26
(Johannesburg)
M 3.2 17 km ESE
from Klerksdorp
Apr 19, 2024 23:15
(Johannesburg)
M 3.3 63 km ESE
from Klerksdorp
Apr 9, 2024 15:06
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 107 km ENE
from Klerksdorp
Apr 8, 2024 14:06
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 230 km NNE
from Klerksdorp
Apr 8, 2024 03:43
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 22 km ESE
from Klerksdorp
Apr 7, 2024 23:53
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 129 km NE
from Klerksdorp
Apr 2, 2024 17:38
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 251 km ENE
from Klerksdorp
Apr 1, 2024 19:05
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 34 km NE
from Klerksdorp
Mar 31, 2024 10:43
(Johannesburg)
M 3.4 124 km ENE
from Klerksdorp
Mar 27, 2024 01:23
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 136 km ENE
from Klerksdorp
Mar 18, 2024 06:01
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 129 km NE
from Klerksdorp

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Klerksdorp

Klerksdorp 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 106 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Klerksdorp, North-West 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 Klerksdorp in 2018. A total of 18 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Klerksdorp that year. The strongest had a 4.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Klerksdorp in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Klerksdorp 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 Klerksdorp (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 104 98.11%
Mag. 5 2 1.89%
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 Klerksdorp

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 Klerksdorp occurred on Aug 5, 2014 12:22 local time (Africa/Johannesburg timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.4 and struck 16 kilometers (10 mi) south-southeast of Klerksdorp, at a depth of 5 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Klerksdorp in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.1 earthquake struck on Feb 20, 1912 15:03, 230 kilometers (143 mi) south-southeast of Klerksdorp. It is the strongest earthquake near Klerksdorp 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 Klerksdorp, North-West 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 Klerksdorp.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Klerksdorp.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 5, 2014 12:22
(Johannesburg)
M 5.4 16 km SSE
from Klerksdorp
Apr 3, 2017 05:08
(Johannesburg)
M 5.2 15 km ESE
from Klerksdorp
Jun 15, 2014 16:16
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 18 km SSE
from Klerksdorp
Mar 1, 2019 06:56
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 129 km ENE
from Klerksdorp
Jun 11, 2023 02:38
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 159 km ENE
from Klerksdorp
Mar 22, 2019 02:30
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 136 km S
from Klerksdorp
Dec 6, 2020 03:05
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 12 km SE
from Klerksdorp
May 6, 2020 06:59
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 13 km ESE
from Klerksdorp
Mar 7, 2019 11:32
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 97 km ENE
from Klerksdorp
Mar 1, 2015 21:11
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 128 km S
from Klerksdorp

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Klerksdorp

Nearest earthquakes from Klerksdorp

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Klerksdorp, North-West. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Klerksdorp.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 7, 2014 17:10
(Johannesburg)
M 4.6 4 km NNW
from Klerksdorp
Aug 5, 2014 13:46
(Johannesburg)
M 4.4 6 km ENE
from Klerksdorp
Aug 19, 2022 20:24
(Johannesburg)
M 4.7 9 km SSE
from Klerksdorp
Aug 8, 2014 17:06
(Johannesburg)
M 4.6 10 km SE
from Klerksdorp
Dec 6, 2020 03:05
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 12 km SE
from Klerksdorp
Aug 5, 2014 18:58
(Johannesburg)
M 4.3 13 km ESE
from Klerksdorp
Jul 10, 2017 00:54
(Johannesburg)
M 4.5 14 km SE
from Klerksdorp
Jun 13, 2017 01:53
(Johannesburg)
M 4.0 13 km ESE
from Klerksdorp
May 6, 2020 06:59
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 13 km ESE
from Klerksdorp
Apr 20, 2018 03:27
(Johannesburg)
M 4.5 14 km ESE
from Klerksdorp

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Klerksdorp

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Klerksdorp, North-West?

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Klerksdorp on the afternoon of June 7, 2024 at 13:32 local time (Africa/Johannesburg). The center of this earthquake was located 264km east-northeast of Klerksdorp at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Klerksdorp, North-West in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Klerksdorp, North-West?

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Klerksdorp on the afternoon of February 20, 1912 at 15:03 local time (Africa/Johannesburg). The center of this earthquake was located 230km south-southeast of Klerksdorp at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Klerksdorp since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Klerksdorp, North-West?

In the past 10 years, 106 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Klerksdorp. This averages to 11 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 34 days.