Past earthquakes in Kutloanong, Orange Free State, South Africa: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated May 29, 2022 08:53 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 20 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 151 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In 2021, Kutloanong was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 20 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 151 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.4 | 19 km E of Stilfontein, South Africa -

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Date and timeMag
Depth
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Monday, December 27, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 27, 2021 2:09 pm (GMT +2) (Dec 27, 2021 12:09 GMT)
2.9

10 km
13 km southwest of Westonaria, South Africa 1 reportMoreMap
Sunday, December 26, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 26, 2021 9:17 am (GMT +2) (Dec 26, 2021 07:17 GMT)
2.5

10 km
5.2 km northeast of Stilfontein, South Africa MoreMap
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 22, 2021 10:04 pm (GMT +2) (Dec 22, 2021 20:04 GMT)
2.7

10 km
2.4 km north of Stilfontein, South Africa MoreMap
Dec 22, 2021 8:39 am (GMT +2) (Dec 22, 2021 06:39 GMT)
2.6

10 km
6.6 km west of Kutloanong, South Africa 1 reportMoreMap
Thursday, December 16, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 16, 2021 4:18 am (GMT +2) (Dec 16, 2021 02:18 GMT)
3.0

10 km
North West, 15 km southwest of Westonaria, South Africa MoreMap
Dec 16, 2021 2:59 am (GMT +2) (Dec 16, 2021 00:59 GMT)
4.2

5 km
4.2 km east of Fochville, North West, South Africa 5 reportsMoreMap
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 15, 2021 3:40 am (GMT +2) (Dec 15, 2021 01:40 GMT)
2.2

10 km
17 km west of Welkom, South Africa MoreMap
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 14, 2021 9:50 am (GMT +2) (Dec 14, 2021 07:50 GMT)
2.5

10 km
10.6 km southeast of Westonaria, South Africa MoreMap
Sunday, December 12, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 12, 2021 11:30 pm (GMT +2) (Dec 12, 2021 21:30 GMT)
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7.7 km east of Orkney, South Africa (unconfirmed) 1 reportMoreMap
Dec 12, 2021 3:10 am (GMT +2) (Dec 12, 2021 01:10 GMT)
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Orange Free State, 2.3 km west of Maputsoe, Leribe, Lesotho (unconfirmed) 1 reportMoreMap
Saturday, December 11, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 11, 2021 2:42 am (GMT +2) (Dec 11, 2021 00:42 GMT)
2.7

10 km
3.3 km southeast of Stilfontein, South Africa MoreMap
Thursday, December 9, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 9, 2021 7:48 am (GMT +2) (Dec 9, 2021 05:48 GMT)
2.4

10 km
14 km northeast of Virginia, South Africa MoreMap
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 8, 2021 12:24 am (GMT +2) (Dec 7, 2021 22:24 GMT)
2.6

10 km
10.5 km northwest of Welkom, South Africa 3 reportsMoreMap
Dec 7, 2021 9:48 pm (GMT +2) (Dec 7, 2021 19:48 GMT)
2.6

10 km
3.2 km south of Stilfontein, South Africa MoreMap
Dec 7, 2021 3:43 am (GMT +2) (Dec 7, 2021 01:43 GMT)
2.2

10 km
14 km south of Westonaria, South Africa MoreMap
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 30, 2021 7:03 am (GMT +2) (Nov 30, 2021 05:03 GMT)
2.1

10 km
Orange Free State, 11 km southeast of Stilfontein, South Africa MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5.4 x 1011 joules (150 megawatt hours, equivalent to 129 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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