Latest earthquakes near Venezuela today

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List of latest earthquakes near Venezuela.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 7, 2024 04:03AM
(Caracas)
M 4.5 57 km NW
from Barcelona
Apr 5, 2024 08:07AM
(Caracas)
M 4.8 134 km SW
from San Cristóbal
Apr 2, 2024 07:16PM
(Caracas)
M 4.9 259 km S
from San Cristóbal
Mar 31, 2024 09:09PM
(Caracas)
M 4.3 197 km S
from San Cristóbal
Mar 29, 2024 09:58AM
(Caracas)
M 4.0 137 km SW
from San Cristóbal
Mar 28, 2024 11:02PM
(Caracas)
M 4.3 85 km SW
from Barquisimeto
Mar 28, 2024 07:23PM
(Caracas)
M 4.9 82 km SW
from Barquisimeto
Mar 19, 2024 01:52PM
(Caracas)
M 4.5 196 km NE
from Carúpano
Mar 16, 2024 02:58PM
(Caracas)
M 4.3 145 km SW
from San Cristóbal
Mar 15, 2024 02:19AM
(Caracas)
M 4.0 138 km SW
from San Cristóbal
Mar 6, 2024 05:12PM
(Caracas)
M 4.4 142 km SW
from San Cristóbal
Feb 24, 2024 07:49PM
(Caracas)
M 4.4 140 km SW
from San Cristóbal
Feb 23, 2024 10:45AM
(Caracas)
M 4.5 144 km SW
from San Cristóbal
Feb 23, 2024 08:44AM
(Caracas)
M 4.2 264 km NW
from Maracaibo
Feb 22, 2024 12:05AM
(Caracas)
M 4.6 154 km SW
from San Cristóbal
Feb 20, 2024 11:40PM
(Caracas)
M 4.1 48 km NW
from Guanare
Feb 20, 2024 07:23PM
(Caracas)
M 4.5 134 km SW
from San Cristóbal
Feb 19, 2024 09:38PM
(Caracas)
M 4.6 151 km SW
from San Cristóbal
Feb 5, 2024 10:18PM
(Caracas)
M 4.9 99 km ENE
from Carúpano
Feb 4, 2024 09:04AM
(Caracas)
M 4.1 135 km SW
from San Cristóbal
Feb 3, 2024 02:33PM
(Caracas)
M 4.9 94 km ENE
from Carúpano
Jan 25, 2024 05:41AM
(Caracas)
M 4.4 24 km E
from Valera
Jan 22, 2024 03:05PM
(Caracas)
M 4.7 139 km SW
from San Cristóbal
Jan 21, 2024 01:19PM
(Caracas)
M 5.2 116 km SW
from San Cristóbal
Jan 21, 2024 01:19PM
(Caracas)
M 5.0 141 km SW
from San Cristóbal

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Venezuela

Venezuela Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
95 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.5
Apr 7, 2024 04:03

Average

A total of 955 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Venezuela in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 95 earthquakes per year, or 7 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Venezuela roughly every 3 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Venezuela in 2018. A total of 107 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Venezuela that year. The strongest had a 7.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Venezuela in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Venezuela 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 Venezuela (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 908 95.08%
Mag. 5 45 4.71%
Mag. 6 1 0.1%
Mag. 7 1 0.1%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Venezuela

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Aug 21, 2018 17:31.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.3
On Aug 21, 2018 17:31.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Venezuela occurred on Aug 21, 2018 17:31 local time (America/Caracas timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 40 kilometers (25 mi) east-northeast of Carúpano, at a depth of 147 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Venezuela in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Venezuela 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 Venezuela.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Venezuela.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Aug 21, 2018 05:31PM
(Caracas)
M 7.3 40 km ENE
from Carúpano
Mar 10, 2015 04:25PM
(Caracas)
M 6.2 139 km SW
from San Cristóbal
Dec 6, 2016 05:42PM
(Caracas)
M 5.9 288 km ENE
from Maturín
Aug 22, 2018 09:27AM
(Caracas)
M 5.8 36 km E
from Carúpano
Apr 15, 2020 06:59AM
(Caracas)
M 5.7 281 km WNW
from San Cristóbal
Nov 5, 2017 11:00AM
(Caracas)
M 5.5 253 km ENE
from Carúpano
Feb 23, 2022 08:49AM
(Caracas)
M 5.5 223 km W
from San Cristóbal
Jan 31, 2021 03:05PM
(Caracas)
M 5.5 274 km SE
from Santa Elena de Uairén
Dec 27, 2018 04:59AM
(Caracas)
M 5.4 5 km NW
from Guacara
Sep 9, 2019 02:05PM
(Caracas)
M 5.4 27 km WNW
from Cumaná

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Venezuela

Earthquakes by region of Venezuela

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Venezuela?

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Venezuela on the night of April 7, 2024 at 04:03 local time (America/Caracas). The center of this earthquake was located 57km northwest of Barcelona at a depth of 10km under water in the Caribbean Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Venezuela in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Venezuela?

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Venezuela on the afternoon of August 21, 2018 at 17:31 local time (America/Caracas). The center of this earthquake was located 40km east-northeast of Carúpano at a depth of 147km under water in the Caribbean Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Venezuela since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Venezuela?

In the past 10 years, 955 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Venezuela. This averages to 96 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.