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Largest earthquakes in or near Moers, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated May 11, 2022 10:36 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 4 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 18 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 267 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
Since 1900, Moers has had 4 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 18 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, and 267 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 3.2 | 22 km E of Verviers, Liege, Wallonia, Belgium -

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.9 | Gemeente Maasgouw, 4.6 km SW of Roermond, Limburg, Netherlands -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 3 or higher (289 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Jan 2, 2021 7:36 am (GMT +1) (Jan 2, 2021 06:36 GMT)
3.2

10 km
80 km (50 mi)22 km east of Verviers, Liege, Wallonia, Belgium 481 reportsMoreMap
13 Oct 1:19 am (GMT +2) (Oct 12, 2020 23:19 GMT)
3.2

10 km
32 km (20 mi)Cologne, 7.3 km east of Bad Münstereifel (Köln), North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany 5 reportsMoreMap
Mar 27, 2020 03:26 GMT
3.0

10 km
172 km (107 mi)4.8 km southwest of Beauraing, Namur, Wallonia, Belgium MoreMap
Mar 21, 2020 09:34 GMT
3.0

10 km
34 km (21 mi)1.2 km southeast of Hümmel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany 11 reportsMoreMap
Sep 16, 2019 09:47 GMT
3.3

10 km
143 km (89 mi)5.9 km northwest of Saint-Hubert, Luxembourg, Wallonia, Belgium MoreMap
Jun 23, 2019 17:30 GMT
3.0

10 km
168 km (104 mi)1.7 km northeast of Kasterlee, Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium MoreMap
Nov 17, 2018 05:25 GMT
3.3

5 km
66 km (41 mi)23 km east of Verviers, Liege, Wallonia, Belgium 7 reportsMoreMap
Oct 1, 2018 00:28 GMT
3.8

10 km
232 km (144 mi)5.4 km southwest of Cappeln, Lower Saxony, Germany 38 reportsMoreMap
May 25, 2018 22:43 GMT
3.7

10 km
126 km (78 mi)6.7 km southeast of Peer, Limburg, Flanders, Belgium 23 reportsMoreMap
Dec 22, 2016 05:32 GMT
3.3

10 km
41 km (25 mi)3.6 km west of Lierschied, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany 60 reportsMoreMap
May 28, 2016 03:37 GMT
3.4

15 km
106 km (66 mi)5.7 km southwest of Duisburg, Duesseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany 44 reportsMoreMap
May 13, 2015 15:23 GMT
3.4

16 km
100 km (62 mi)5.4 km northwest of Trois-Ponts, Liege, Wallonia, Belgium MoreMap
Dec 25, 2014 08:52 GMT
3.5

5 km
183 km (114 mi)2.8 km north of Nederhemert, Gemeente Zaltbommel, Gelderland, Netherlands 2 reportsMoreMap
Nov 15, 2014 11:35 GMT
3.6

5 km
112 km (70 mi)2.1 km north of Dorsten, Germany MoreMap
Dec 20, 2013 06:03 GMT
3.5

2 km
113 km (70 mi)6.7 km northeast of Marl, Germany MoreMap
Nov 30, 2013 18:09 GMT
3.2

10 km
10 km (6.2 mi)0.9 km west of Ochtendung, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany 4 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 6.9 x 1013 joules (19.2 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 16518 tons of TNT or 1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Moers Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Moers?

The last earthquake in Moers occurred 1 year 19 weeks ago: Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - 22 km east of Verviers, Liege, Wallonia, Belgium, on Saturday, Jan 2, 2021 at 7:36 am (GMT +1).

How many quakes were there in Moers since 1900?

Since 1900, Moers, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany had 289 quakes up to magnitude 5.9.

What was the strongest quake in Moers since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Moers since 1900 occurred 30 years ago: Strong mag. 5.9 earthquake - Gemeente Maasgouw, 4.6 km southwest of Roermond, Limburg, Netherlands, on Monday, Apr 13, 1992 at 3:20 am (GMT +2).

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