Latest quakes in or near Klerksdorp, North West, South Africa, in the past 30 days - list, stats and map

Updated Aug 16, 2022 07:25 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 30 days:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 4
  • 1 quake between magnitude 3 and 4
In the past 30 days, Klerksdorp was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 4.8 and 1 quake of magnitude 3.0.

Latest quake: Mag. 3.0 | 5.3 km SE of Klerksdorp, South Africa -

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.8 | Orange Free State, 13 km E of Orkney, South Africa -

Recent quakes above magnitude 2.0 in or near Klerksdorp, North West, South Africa (updated )

Past 24 hours:no confirmed quakes
Past 30 days:2 quakes | 0 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 90 days:4 quakes | 0 quakes M2+ | 2 quakes M3+ | 2 quakes M4+
Past 365 days:183 quakes | 149 quakes M2+ | 29 quakes M3+ | 5 quakes M4+

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Sunday, August 14, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 14, 2022 5:10 pm (GMT +2) (Aug 14, 2022 15:10 GMT)
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n/a
4 km southwest of Alberton, South Africa (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Friday, August 12, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 13, 2022 12:08 am (GMT +2) (Aug 12, 2022 22:08 GMT)
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5.8 km northwest of Randburg, South Africa (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 9, 2022 1:28 pm (GMT +2) (Aug 9, 2022 11:28 GMT)
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2.3 km northeast of Westonaria, South Africa (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 8 reports
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Monday, August 8, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Aug 8, 2022 7:31 pm (GMT +2) (Aug 8, 2022 17:31 GMT)
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n/a
6.1 km west of Soweto, South Africa (unconfirmed) 2 reportsMoreMap
Aug 8, 2022 5:26 pm (GMT +2) (Aug 8, 2022 15:26 GMT)
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North West, 29 km west of Pretoria, South Africa (unconfirmed) 1 reportMoreMap
Thursday, August 4, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 5, 2022 12:32 am (GMT +2) (Aug 4, 2022 22:32 GMT)
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6.1 km northeast of Welkom, South Africa (unconfirmed) 1 reportMoreMap
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 3, 2022 7:52 am (GMT +2) (Aug 3, 2022 05:52 GMT)
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2.5 km northeast of Klerksdorp, South Africa (unconfirmed) 2 reportsMoreMap
Sunday, July 31, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jul 31, 2022 5:09 am (GMT +2) (Jul 31, 2022 03:09 GMT)
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10.3 km west of Orkney, South Africa (unconfirmed) 30 reportsMoreMap
Friday, July 29, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jul 29, 2022 11:55 pm (GMT +2) (Jul 29, 2022 21:55 GMT)
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13 km east of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa (unconfirmed) 3 reportsMoreMap
Monday, July 25, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Jul 25, 2022 1:38 pm (GMT +2) (Jul 25, 2022 11:38 GMT)
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1.7 km north of Boksburg, South Africa (unconfirmed) 1 reportMoreMap
Jul 25, 2022 11:40 am (GMT +2) (Jul 25, 2022 09:40 GMT)
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6.6 km southwest of Boksburg, South Africa (unconfirmed) MoreMap
Friday, July 22, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Jul 22, 2022 8:26 pm (GMT +2) (Jul 22, 2022 18:26 GMT)
3.0

10 km
5.3 km southeast of Klerksdorp, South Africa 23 reportsMoreMap
Jul 22, 2022 8:08 pm (GMT +2) (Jul 22, 2022 18:08 GMT)
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1.3 km southwest of Klerksdorp, South Africa (unconfirmed) 11 reportsMoreMap
Jul 22, 2022 2:35 pm (GMT +2) (Jul 22, 2022 12:35 GMT)
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10.6 km south of Pretoria, South Africa (unconfirmed) 1 reportMoreMap
Thursday, July 21, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Jul 21, 2022 10:08 am (GMT +2) (Jul 21, 2022 08:08 GMT)
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1.7 km southeast of Alberton, South Africa (unconfirmed) 1 reportMoreMap
Jul 21, 2022 6:20 am (GMT +2) (Jul 21, 2022 04:20 GMT)
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2.4 km southwest of Welkom, South Africa (unconfirmed) 4 reportsMoreMap
Sunday, July 17, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Jul 17, 2022 11:43 am (GMT +2) (Jul 17, 2022 09:43 GMT)
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5.3 km east of Krugersdorp, South Africa (unconfirmed) 3 reportsMoreMap
Jul 17, 2022 11:19 am (GMT +2) (Jul 17, 2022 09:19 GMT)
4.8

10 km
Orange Free State, 13 km east of Orkney, South Africa 84 reportsMoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Klerksdorp Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Klerksdorp?

The last earthquake in Klerksdorp occurred 4 weeks ago: Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 5.3 km southeast of Klerksdorp, South Africa, on Friday, Jul 22, 2022 at 8:26 pm (GMT +2).

How many quakes were there in Klerksdorp past month?

In the past 30 days, Klerksdorp, North West, South Africa had 18 quakes up to magnitude 4.8.

What was the strongest quake in Klerksdorp past month?

The strongest earthquake in Klerksdorp past month occurred 4 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Orange Free State, 13 km east of Orkney, South Africa, on Sunday, Jul 17, 2022 at 11:19 am (GMT +2).

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