Latest earthquakes near Botshabelo, Orange Free State today

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List of latest earthquakes near Botshabelo.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 5, 2024 02:15
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 245 km NNE
from Botshabelo
May 25, 2024 05:59
(Johannesburg)
M 3.7 55 km SSE
from Botshabelo
May 17, 2024 01:17
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 265 km N
from Botshabelo
May 15, 2024 10:26
(Johannesburg)
M 3.5 258 km N
from Botshabelo
May 7, 2024 13:12
(Johannesburg)
M 3.6 235 km NNE
from Botshabelo
May 7, 2024 09:25
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 269 km N
from Botshabelo
Apr 30, 2024 17:47
(Johannesburg)
M 4.4 174 km N
from Botshabelo
Apr 23, 2024 07:26
(Johannesburg)
M 3.2 260 km N
from Botshabelo
Apr 19, 2024 23:15
(Johannesburg)
M 3.3 242 km N
from Botshabelo
Apr 8, 2024 03:43
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 259 km N
from Botshabelo
Apr 1, 2024 19:05
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 294 km N
from Botshabelo
Mar 8, 2024 20:50
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 143 km SE
from Botshabelo
Mar 5, 2024 03:33
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 148 km SE
from Botshabelo
Feb 2, 2024 12:45
(Johannesburg)
M 3.3 143 km SSE
from Botshabelo
Jan 23, 2024 19:18
(Johannesburg)
M 4.3 257 km N
from Botshabelo
Jan 8, 2024 18:27
(Johannesburg)
M 3.2 150 km SE
from Botshabelo
Jan 4, 2024 07:07
(Johannesburg)
M 4.5 249 km N
from Botshabelo
Dec 29, 2023 05:20
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 264 km ESE
from Botshabelo
Dec 9, 2023 21:13
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 262 km NNE
from Botshabelo
Dec 1, 2023 22:05
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 160 km N
from Botshabelo
Nov 18, 2023 18:14
(Johannesburg)
M 3.2 253 km N
from Botshabelo
Nov 17, 2023 07:50
(Johannesburg)
M 4.6 254 km N
from Botshabelo
Oct 28, 2023 10:19
(Johannesburg)
M 3.2 141 km N
from Botshabelo
Oct 12, 2023 23:39
(Johannesburg)
M 3.0 256 km N
from Botshabelo
Sep 14, 2023 07:38
(Johannesburg)
M 3.1 143 km N
from Botshabelo

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Botshabelo Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
5 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3
Jun 5, 2024 02:15

Average

A total of 54 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Botshabelo, Orange Free State in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 5 earthquakes per year

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Botshabelo in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Botshabelo 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 Botshabelo (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 52 96.3%
Mag. 5 2 3.7%
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 Botshabelo

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 Botshabelo occurred on Aug 5, 2014 12:22 local time (Africa/Johannesburg timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.4 and struck 253 kilometers (157 mi) north of Botshabelo, at a depth of 5 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Botshabelo in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.1 earthquake struck on Feb 20, 1912 15:03, 130 kilometers (81 mi) north of Botshabelo. It is the strongest earthquake near Botshabelo 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 Botshabelo, Orange Free State 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 Botshabelo.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Botshabelo.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 5, 2014 12:22
(Johannesburg)
M 5.4 253 km N
from Botshabelo
Apr 3, 2017 05:08
(Johannesburg)
M 5.2 262 km N
from Botshabelo
Jun 15, 2014 16:16
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 253 km N
from Botshabelo
Mar 22, 2019 02:30
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 133 km N
from Botshabelo
Jul 17, 2022 11:19
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 252 km N
from Botshabelo
Mar 1, 2015 21:11
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 142 km N
from Botshabelo
Dec 6, 2020 03:05
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 261 km N
from Botshabelo
May 6, 2020 06:59
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 263 km N
from Botshabelo
Aug 30, 2014 23:09
(Johannesburg)
M 4.7 262 km N
from Botshabelo
Aug 19, 2022 20:24
(Johannesburg)
M 4.7 261 km N
from Botshabelo

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Nearest earthquakes from Botshabelo

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Botshabelo, Orange Free State. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Botshabelo.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Sep 15, 2017 15:31
(Johannesburg)
M 4.4 66 km SW
from Botshabelo
Sep 5, 2016 08:22
(Johannesburg)
M 4.3 108 km ESE
from Botshabelo
Sep 15, 2018 00:42
(Johannesburg)
M 4.3 108 km N
from Botshabelo
Jul 23, 2019 09:56
(Johannesburg)
M 4.4 121 km N
from Botshabelo
Jan 25, 2020 13:39
(Johannesburg)
M 4.5 132 km N
from Botshabelo
Mar 22, 2019 02:30
(Johannesburg)
M 4.9 133 km N
from Botshabelo
Jul 19, 2016 11:20
(Johannesburg)
M 4.3 133 km N
from Botshabelo
Jul 14, 2021 12:38
(Johannesburg)
M 4.2 139 km N
from Botshabelo
Mar 20, 2015 15:44
(Johannesburg)
M 4.2 142 km NNE
from Botshabelo
Mar 1, 2015 21:11
(Johannesburg)
M 4.8 142 km N
from Botshabelo

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Botshabelo

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Botshabelo, Orange Free State?

A 3 magnitude earthquake hit near Botshabelo on the night of June 5, 2024 at 02:15 local time (Africa/Johannesburg). The center of this earthquake was located 245km north-northeast of Botshabelo at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Botshabelo, Orange Free State in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Botshabelo, Orange Free State?

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Botshabelo on the afternoon of February 20, 1912 at 15:03 local time (Africa/Johannesburg). The center of this earthquake was located 130km east-northeast of Botshabelo at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Botshabelo since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Botshabelo, Orange Free State?

In the past 10 years, 54 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Botshabelo. This averages to 5 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 68 days.