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Largest earthquakes in or near Hennenman, Orange Free State, South Africa, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated Mar 17, 2022 23:24 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 30 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 156 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
Since 1900, Hennenman has had 30 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above and 156 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

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

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.7 | 10.2 km W of Welkom, South Africa -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 4 or higher (186 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Sep 17, 2021 7:33 am (GMT +2) (Sep 17, 2021 05:33 GMT)
4.4

5 km
2092 km (1300 mi)19 Km ESE of Stilfontein, South Africa MoreMap
Dec 6, 2020 3:05 am (GMT +2) (Dec 6, 2020 01:05 GMT)
4.8

10 km
2100 km (1305 mi)7.5 km south of Stilfontein, North-West, South Africa 290 reportsMoreMap
Mar 8, 2020 05:58 GMT
4.0

10 km
2108 km (1310 mi)4.6 km south of Orkney, Southern DC, North West, South Africa 5 reportsMoreMap
Aug 10, 2019 16:58 GMT
4.7

10 km
2114 km (1314 mi)South Africa 8 reportsMoreMap
Mar 22, 2019 00:30 GMT
4.9

10 km
2216 km (1377 mi)South Africa 3 reportsMoreMap
Mar 7, 2019 09:32 GMT
4.7

10 km
2027 km (1260 mi)South Africa 29 reportsMoreMap
Oct 27, 2018 05:39 GMT
4.3

5 km
2095 km (1302 mi) SOUTH AFRICA 6 reportsMoreMap
2018-10-09 22:19:33 +02:00 (Oct 9, 2018 20:19 GMT)
4.0

5 km
2110 km (1311 mi)- 6km ESE of Orkney, South Africa 2 reportsMoreMap
Apr 3, 2017 03:08 GMT
5.1

10 km
2103 km (1307 mi)South Africa 47 reportsMoreMap
2016-10-31 07:59:20 +02:00 (Oct 31, 2016 05:59 GMT)
4.5

5 km
2104 km (1307 mi)- 13km E of Orkney, South Africa MoreMap
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 12:22:34 (Aug 5, 2014 10:22 GMT)
5.3

10 km
2109 km (1310 mi)6km E of Orkney, South Africa 283 reportsMoreMap
Jun 15, 2014 14:16 GMT
4.8

5 km
2107 km (1309 mi) SOUTH AFRICA 3 reportsMoreMap
May 23, 2012 22:37 GMT
4.1

5 km
South Africa MoreMap
Mar 14, 2012 19:29 GMT
4.5

5 km
South Africa MoreMap
Mar 14, 2012 19:26 GMT
4.4

5 km
South Africa MoreMap
Dec 28, 2011 03:22 GMT
4.9

5 km
South Africa MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.3 x 1014 joules (62.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 53840 tons of TNT or 3.4 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Hennenman Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Hennenman?

The last earthquake in Hennenman occurred 35 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 19 km east of Stilfontein, South Africa, on Friday, Sep 17, 2021 at 7:33 am (GMT +2).

How many quakes were there in Hennenman since 1900?

Since 1900, Hennenman, Orange Free State, South Africa had 186 quakes up to magnitude 5.7.

What was the strongest quake in Hennenman since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Hennenman since 1900 occurred 23 years ago: Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - 10.2 km west of Welkom, South Africa, on Thursday, April 22, 1999 at 22:19 GMT.

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