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Largest earthquakes in or near Siavonga, Southern Province, Zambia, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated: Oct 31, 2022 09:14 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 10 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 25 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 16 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 33 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 40 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
Since 1900, Siavonga has had 10 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 25 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 16 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 33 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There have been also 40 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 4.0 | 47 km SW of Kariba, Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe -

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.7 | 32 km W of Siavonga, Southern Province, Zambia -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 1.5 or higher (124 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Aug 2, 2022 10:02 pm (GMT +2) (Aug 2, 2022 20:02 GMT)
4.0

11 km
1021 km (634 mi)Near Siavonga, Southern Province, Zambia 6 reportsMore
May 24, 2022 11:14 am (GMT +2) (May 24, 2022 09:14 GMT)
4.8

10 km
1161 km (721 mi)16 Km ESE of Binga, Zimbabwe More
Aug 23, 2021 12:04 am (GMT +2) (Aug 22, 2021 22:04 GMT)
3.5

10 km
1149 km (714 mi)Zimbabwe: South Africa Region More
Aug 9, 2021 3:39 am (GMT +2) (Aug 9, 2021 01:39 GMT)
4.8

10 km
1116 km (693 mi)Zambia: South Africa Region 1 reportMore
Jan 24, 2021 5:42 am (GMT +2) (Jan 24, 2021 03:42 GMT)
3.1

10 km
1172 km (728 mi)South Africa Region, Zambia 1 reportMore
2017-11-02 11:03:44 +02:00 (Nov 2, 2017 09:03 GMT)
3.9

10 km
878 km (546 mi)- 14km WNW of Chongwe, Zambia 1 reportMore
Jul 24, 2017 00:33 GMT
2.7

32 km
857 km (533 mi)ATL More
Jul 23, 2017 21:06 GMT
2.2

31 km
988 km (614 mi)ATL More
Jul 23, 2017 20:55 GMT
1.6

12 km
1024 km (636 mi)SE EL TANQUE.ITF More
Jul 23, 2017 18:55 GMT
1.8
987 km (613 mi)ATL More
Jul 22, 2017 17:38 GMT
3.0

32 km
857 km (533 mi)ATL More
Jul 22, 2017 14:52 GMT
2.9

33 km
858 km (533 mi)ATL More
Jul 22, 2017 00:00 GMT
1.9

15 km
963 km (598 mi)ATL More
Jul 21, 2017 23:56 GMT
2.0

14 km
1000 km (621 mi)ATL More
Jul 19, 2017 11:08 GMT
1.8

10 km
997 km (620 mi)SE FASNIA.ITF More
Jul 18, 2017 22:36 GMT
1.8

24 km
988 km (614 mi)ATL More
Jul 18, 2017 20:31 GMT
1.6

22 km
1001 km (622 mi)NE FASNIA.ITF More
Jul 15, 2017 13:42 GMT
3.2

36 km
1031 km (641 mi)ATL More
Jul 15, 2017 01:12 GMT
2.1

21 km
991 km (616 mi)ATL More
Jul 8, 2017 07:31 GMT
1.6

11 km
1026 km (638 mi)SE SAN MIGUEL.ITF More
Jul 8, 2017 07:03 GMT
1.6

25 km
1022 km (635 mi)NW GARACHICO.ITF More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 8.5 x 1013 joules (23.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 20278 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: Kasane (KSANE/BX network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Kasane: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Siavonga Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Siavonga?

The last earthquake in Siavonga occurred 18 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 47 km southwest of Kariba, Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe, on Tuesday, Aug 2, 2022 at 10:02 pm (GMT +2).

How many quakes were there in Siavonga since 1900?

Since 1900, Siavonga, Southern Province, Zambia had 124 quakes up to magnitude 5.7.

What was the strongest quake in Siavonga since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Siavonga since 1900 occurred 59 years ago: Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - 32 km west of Siavonga, Southern Province, Zambia, on Monday, September 23, 1963 at 09:01 GMT.

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