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Past earthquakes in Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality, North West, South Africa: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated: Oct 1, 2022 14:44 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 32 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 190 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In 2021, Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 32 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 190 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

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

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Friday, December 31, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 31, 2021 2:17 pm (GMT +2) (Dec 31, 2021 12:17 GMT)
3.0

10 km
North West, 143 km northwest of Pretoria, South Africa More
Dec 31, 2021 3:01 am (GMT +2) (Dec 31, 2021 01:01 GMT)
3.1

10 km
North West, 94 km west of Pretoria, South Africa 1 reportMore
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 28, 2021 1:47 pm (GMT +2) (Dec 28, 2021 11:47 GMT)
3.0

10 km
2.4 km north of Carletonville, South Africa 1 reportMore
Monday, December 27, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
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 reportMore
Dec 27, 2021 5:43 am (GMT +2) (Dec 27, 2021 03:43 GMT)
2.4

10 km
2.3 km southeast of Randfontein, South Africa 1 reportMore
Sunday, December 26, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 26, 2021 8:07 pm (GMT +2) (Dec 26, 2021 18:07 GMT)
2.7

10 km
24 km west of Carletonville, South Africa 1 reportMore
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 More
Thursday, December 23, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 23, 2021 4:17 am (GMT +2) (Dec 23, 2021 02:17 GMT)
2.2

10 km
8.8 km east of Carletonville, South Africa 1 reportMore
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
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 More
Monday, December 20, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 20, 2021 11:33 pm (GMT +2) (Dec 20, 2021 21:33 GMT)
2.6

10 km
10.1 km southwest of Westonaria, South Africa More
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 More
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 reportsMore
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 14, 2021 10:05 pm (GMT +2) (Dec 14, 2021 20:05 GMT)
2.6

10 km
84 km northwest of Warmbaths, South Africa More
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 More
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 More
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
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 More
Dec 7, 2021 5:24 am (GMT +2) (Dec 7, 2021 03:24 GMT)
2.7

10 km
5.1 km southeast of Westonaria, South Africa More
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 More
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 More
Monday, November 29, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 29, 2021 7:10 pm (GMT +2) (Nov 29, 2021 17:10 GMT)
2.8

10 km
6.2 km south of Carletonville, South Africa More
Sunday, November 28, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 28, 2021 10:15 pm (GMT +2) (Nov 28, 2021 20:15 GMT)
3.1

10 km
21 km northwest of Rustenburg, Bojanala Platinum, North West, South Africa 1 reportMore
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5.8 x 1011 joules (161 megawatt hours, equivalent to 139 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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