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Latest quakes in or near Welkom, Orange Free State, South Africa, in the past 30 days - list, stats and map

Updated May 25, 2022 04:47 GMT -
There were 2 quakes of magnitude 2.0+ in or near Welkom in the past 30 days.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.5 | 7 km NE of Orkney, South Africa -

Strongest quake: Mag. 2.8 | 3 km S of Stilfontein, South Africa -

Recent quakes above magnitude 2.0 in or near Welkom, Orange Free State, South Africa (updated )

Past 24 hours:no confirmed quakes
Past 30 days:2 quakes | 2 quakes M2+
Past 90 days:23 quakes | 20 quakes M2+ | 3 quakes M3+
Past 365 days:112 quakes | 100 quakes M2+ | 11 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+

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Sunday, May 22, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 22, 2022 8:15 am (GMT +2) (May 22, 2022 06:15 GMT)
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Near Klerksdorp, North-West, South Africa (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 4 reports
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Saturday, May 21, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 21, 2022 5:31 am (GMT +2) (May 21, 2022 03:31 GMT)
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Near Klerksdorp, North-West, South Africa (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 9 reports
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Thursday, May 5, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 5, 2022 4:30 pm (GMT +2) (May 5, 2022 14:30 GMT)
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Near Welkom, Orange Free State, South Africa (unconfirmed) 1 reportMoreMap
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
May 3, 2022 11:43 pm (GMT +2) (May 3, 2022 21:43 GMT)
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Near Potchefstroom, North-West, South Africa (unconfirmed) MoreMap
May 3, 2022 5:10 pm (GMT +2) (May 3, 2022 15:10 GMT)
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Near Welkom, Orange Free State, South Africa (unconfirmed) 2 reportsMoreMap
Thursday, April 28, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Apr 28, 2022 7:51 pm (GMT +2) (Apr 28, 2022 17:51 GMT)
2.5

10 km
South Africa Region MoreMap
Apr 28, 2022 7:36 am (GMT +2) (Apr 28, 2022 05:36 GMT)
2.8

10 km
South Africa Region 2 reportsMoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.4 x 109 joules (376 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.324 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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When was the latest earthquake in Welkom?

The last earthquake in Welkom occurred 4 weeks ago: Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 7 km northeast of Orkney, South Africa, on Thursday, Apr 28, 2022 at 7:51 pm (GMT +2).

How many quakes were there in Welkom past month?

In the past 30 days, Welkom, Orange Free State, South Africa had 7 quakes up to magnitude 2.8.

What was the strongest quake in Welkom past month?

The strongest earthquake in Welkom past month occurred 4 weeks ago: Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 3 km south of Stilfontein, South Africa, on Thursday, Apr 28, 2022 at 7:36 am (GMT +2).

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