Latest earthquakes near Melilla today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Melilla, Spain, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Melilla? If an earthquake is happening right now near Melilla (also known as مليلية), it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Melilla.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 18, 2024 07:23
(Ceuta)
M 2.6 62 km WNW
from Melilla
Jun 18, 2024 00:29
(Ceuta)
M 2.1 214 km NNW
from Melilla
Jun 17, 2024 06:24
(Ceuta)
M 2.2 62 km WNW
from Melilla
Jun 16, 2024 15:36
(Ceuta)
M 2.4 196 km NW
from Melilla
Jun 16, 2024 10:02
(Ceuta)
M 2.4 68 km WNW
from Melilla
Jun 15, 2024 16:53
(Ceuta)
M 2.5 70 km WNW
from Melilla
Jun 15, 2024 16:50
(Ceuta)
M 2.8 254 km NW
from Melilla
Jun 15, 2024 15:12
(Ceuta)
M 2.2 161 km WNW
from Melilla
Jun 15, 2024 13:29
(Ceuta)
M 2.1 283 km NNE
from Melilla
Jun 15, 2024 11:10
(Ceuta)
M 2.8 64 km WNW
from Melilla
Jun 15, 2024 02:48
(Ceuta)
M 2.3 62 km WNW
from Melilla
Jun 14, 2024 19:00
(Ceuta)
M 2.9 192 km WNW
from Melilla
Jun 14, 2024 18:30
(Ceuta)
M 2.1 51 km WNW
from Melilla
Jun 14, 2024 17:59
(Ceuta)
M 2.6 64 km W
from Melilla
Jun 14, 2024 16:50
(Ceuta)
M 2.2 63 km WNW
from Melilla
Jun 14, 2024 14:10
(Ceuta)
M 2.2 54 km WNW
from Melilla
Jun 13, 2024 19:33
(Ceuta)
M 2.0 71 km W
from Melilla
Jun 13, 2024 14:24
(Ceuta)
M 2.2 238 km NNE
from Melilla
Jun 13, 2024 05:50
(Ceuta)
M 3.0 64 km WNW
from Melilla
Jun 13, 2024 01:18
(Ceuta)
M 2.3 65 km WNW
from Melilla
Jun 13, 2024 00:34
(Ceuta)
M 2.3 63 km W
from Melilla
Jun 12, 2024 06:15
(Ceuta)
M 2.0 58 km WNW
from Melilla
Jun 11, 2024 20:29
(Ceuta)
M 2.1 297 km NW
from Melilla
Jun 11, 2024 16:02
(Ceuta)
M 2.3 213 km NW
from Melilla
Jun 11, 2024 06:45
(Ceuta)
M 2.1 65 km WNW
from Melilla

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Melilla Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
16 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.6
Jun 18, 2024 07:23

Average

A total of 164 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Melilla in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 16 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Melilla roughly every 22 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Melilla in 2016. A total of 51 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Melilla that year. The strongest had a 6.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Melilla in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Melilla 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 Melilla (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 152 92.68%
Mag. 5 11 6.71%
Mag. 6 1 0.61%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Melilla

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.3
On Jan 25, 2016 05:22.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Mar 29, 1954 06:17.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Melilla occurred on Jan 25, 2016 05:22 local time (Africa/Ceuta timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.3 and struck 78 kilometers (48 mi) west-northwest of Melilla, at a depth of 12 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Melilla in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Mar 29, 1954 06:17, 198 kilometers (123 mi) west-northwest of Melilla. It is the strongest earthquake near Melilla 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 Melilla 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 Melilla.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Melilla.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 25, 2016 05:22
(Ceuta)
M 6.3 78 km WNW
from Melilla
May 20, 2022 14:35
(Ceuta)
M 5.5 55 km WNW
from Melilla
Jan 25, 2016 05:34
(Ceuta)
M 5.3 83 km WNW
from Melilla
Aug 28, 2021 13:20
(Ceuta)
M 5.3 59 km WNW
from Melilla
Mar 15, 2016 05:40
(Ceuta)
M 5.2 77 km NW
from Melilla
Jan 25, 2016 07:10
(Ceuta)
M 5.2 88 km WNW
from Melilla
Jan 25, 2016 06:54
(Ceuta)
M 5.1 78 km WNW
from Melilla
Jan 21, 2016 14:47
(Ceuta)
M 5.1 74 km WNW
from Melilla
Feb 22, 2016 04:46
(Ceuta)
M 5.1 72 km NW
from Melilla
Mar 3, 2016 12:36
(Ceuta)
M 5.0 80 km WNW
from Melilla

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Nearest earthquakes from Melilla

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Melilla.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 31, 2014 19:14
(Ceuta)
M 4.1 33 km S
from Melilla
Aug 10, 2021 12:02
(Ceuta)
M 4.4 45 km NW
from Melilla
Mar 6, 2015 05:01
(Ceuta)
M 4.3 46 km SSE
from Melilla
Aug 23, 2022 19:46
(Ceuta)
M 4.3 47 km WNW
from Melilla
Jan 17, 2019 11:56
(Ceuta)
M 4.1 49 km W
from Melilla
Oct 23, 2021 21:54
(Ceuta)
M 4.2 50 km WNW
from Melilla
Nov 30, 2022 12:07
(Ceuta)
M 4.4 50 km WNW
from Melilla
Apr 16, 2022 16:36
(Ceuta)
M 4.2 52 km WNW
from Melilla
Oct 16, 2022 09:32
(Ceuta)
M 4.5 53 km WNW
from Melilla
May 20, 2022 14:35
(Ceuta)
M 5.5 55 km WNW
from Melilla

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Melilla

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Melilla?

A 2.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Melilla on the morning of June 18, 2024 at 07:23 local time (Africa/Ceuta). The center of this earthquake was located 62km west-northwest of Melilla at a depth of 17km under water in the Alboran Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Melilla in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Melilla?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Melilla on the morning of March 29, 1954 at 06:17 local time (Africa/Ceuta). The center of this earthquake was located 198km north-northwest of Melilla at a depth of 626km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Melilla since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Melilla?

In the past 10 years, 164 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Melilla. This averages to 16 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 22 days.