Latest earthquakes in AFRICA

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The list below shows the last 60 earthquakes in AFRICA as reported by the most important seismological agencies.
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Western Africa

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Aug 05 17:49 3.0 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Madeira Islands, Portugal Region Aug 05 04:37 4.3 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Aug 04 03:53 3.0 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Jul 28 19:10 3.3 34 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Madeira Islands, Portugal Region Jul 16 22:05 3.9 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Jul 06 03:33 3.0 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Jul 03 19:02 3.0 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Jun 27 22:47 3.0 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tunisia Jun 10 16:04 4.1 1 MAP
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Jun 09 13:10 3.3 45 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Madeira Islands, Portugal Region Jun 03 03:53 3.9 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region May 22 07:45 3.1 21 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region May 16 02:43 3.0 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Madeira Islands, Portugal Region May 10 06:39 4.2 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region May 06 16:11 3.7 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region May 05 11:04 3.5 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Apr 03 07:45 3.2 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Mar 18 19:34 3.1 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Morocco Mar 12 18:29 3.7 66 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Morocco Feb 22 12:49 3.5 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Targuist, Morocco Feb 16 04:35 4.3 66 MAP
  • taza - je me trouvais réveillée dans mon lit qui s\'est mis à trembler ainsi que la maison. Cela a duré quelques secondes. j\'ai eu bien peur...
  • Fès - 3 sec
  • Fès - Vers les environs de 5h30 du matin mon lit a commencé à bouger ainsi que la table de chevet, ça a duré environ 7sec
  • EMSC Morocco Feb 16 04:35 4.5 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Morocco Feb 16 04:35 4.4 59 MAP
    EMSC Morocco Jan 30 06:34 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Jan 18 06:36 4.2 37 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Jan 03 02:43 3.5 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Morocco Dec 11 01:22 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Libya Nov 30 18:03 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Nov 30 06:48 3.3 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Nov 25 03:26 3.0 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Nov 13 19:45 3.0 43 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Nov 03 00:44 3.7 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Madeira Islands, Portugal Region Nov 01 15:06 3.8 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Oct 16 16:49 3.6 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Madeira Islands, Portugal Region Sep 26 20:16 4.3 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    ER Test Page1 Sep 22 03:12 4.1 10 MAP I Felt ItI Felt It INFO
    ER Test Page4 Sep 20 11:36 1.1 10 MAP I Felt ItI Felt It INFO
    EMSC Madeira Islands, Portugal Region Sep 11 19:25 3.6 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Sep 10 04:59 3.0 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Canary Islands, Spain Region Aug 05 10:14 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

    Southern Africa + Southeastern Africa

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    SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
    EMSC Mayotte Region Aug 21 03:22 4.1 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Naberera, Tanzania Aug 20 06:54 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tanzania Aug 20 06:54 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Tanzania Aug 20 06:54 4.6 10 MAP
    EMSC Mayotte Region Aug 19 10:59 3.1 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mayotte Region Aug 14 07:17 3.1 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mayotte Region Aug 13 11:45 3.1 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mayotte Region Aug 13 09:40 3.1 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mayotte Region Aug 12 09:08 3.5 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC South Africa Aug 10 16:58 4.7 10 MAP
    GEOFON South Africa Aug 10 16:58 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Makwassie Hills - Shaking lasted atleast 5 seconds and you could feel it coming and then passing through rapidly.
  • Klerksdorp - Lasted 5 seconds
  • EMSC Mayotte Region Aug 09 04:53 3.2 37 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mayotte Region Aug 08 07:03 3.1 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kasese, Uganda Aug 06 16:58 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ntungamo, Uganda Aug 05 09:37 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mayotte Region Aug 05 07:15 3.0 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mayotte Region Aug 03 14:16 3.0 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mayotte Region Aug 03 13:57 4.2 38 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Democratic Republic Of The Congo Jul 12 13:31 4.8 15 MAP
    GEOFON Democratic Republic Of Congo Jul 12 13:31 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mayotte Region Jul 09 04:00 4.1 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pamandzi, Mayotte Jun 18 16:57 4.5 10 MAP
    EMSC Mayotte Region Jun 18 16:57 4.3 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mayotte Region Jun 17 13:01 4.1 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northwest Of Madagascar Jun 17 10:02 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pamandzi, Mayotte Jun 16 07:31 4.6 10 MAP
    EMSC Mayotte Region Jun 16 07:31 4.6 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Northwest Of Madagascar Jun 16 07:31 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mayotte Region Jun 15 05:02 4.2 38 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pamandzi, Mayotte Jun 15 03:45 4.8 10 MAP
    EMSC Mayotte Region Jun 15 03:45 5.2 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Northwest Of Madagascar Jun 15 03:45 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pamandzi, Mayotte May 28 10:53 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Northwest Of Madagascar May 28 10:53 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ambanja, Madagascar May 23 06:30 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Madagascar May 23 06:30 4.7 10 MAP
    GEOFON Madagascar May 23 06:30 4.5 10 MAP
    GEOFON Eastern Gulf Of Aden May 17 11:23 4.3 10 MAP
    EMSC Gulf Of Aden May 17 11:23 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Gulf Of Aden May 15 12:11 5.1 10 MAP

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

    North-Eastern Africa

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    SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
    EMSC Eastern Mediterranean Sea Jul 05 14:19 4.5 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Eastern Mediterranean Sea Jul 05 14:18 4.4 10 MAP
    GEOFON Ethiopia Jun 30 14:26 4.5 10 MAP
    EMSC Ethiopia Jun 30 14:26 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dead Sea Region Jun 26 08:53 3.8 1 MAP
    EMSC Eastern Mediterranean Sea May 15 16:53 4.9 10 MAP
    GEOFON Eastern Mediterranean Sea May 15 16:53 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • bet shemesh - 5 seconds
  • Bet Shehmesh - It felt like a slow, deep roll. Only lasted a few second, no damage reported. My dogs were freaking out, though.
  • Limassol - Light shaking
  • Jerusalem - 7 seconds
  • Beit Shemesh - 4-5 seconds of shaking. The bed moved left and right, up and down. We live on the 5th floor (top floor), so maybe we felt it stronger than lower floors.
  • ramat bet shemesh - Chair, table, floor shook gently for about 3 seconds, stopped, then shook again more gently, another 1-2 seconds.
  • Ramat Beit Shemesh - Weak shaking
  • USGS `izbat Al Burj, Egypt May 15 16:53 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Lebanon - Syria Region Apr 22 17:25 3.1 0 MAP
    GEOFON Uganda Apr 03 19:40 4.4 10 MAP
    USGS Kigorobya, Uganda Apr 03 19:40 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Kampala - Maybe it was just one second only
  • Buliisa district, Bugoigo village - Moderate shaking
  • Buliisa district, Bugoigo village - Moderate shaking
  • Buliisa Town councik - Roof rattling like someone climbing over it (or maybe it wS just an animal clamboring over it!)
  • USGS Al Qunfidhah, Saudi Arabia Mar 10 12:32 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Tarsus - Moderate shaking
  • EMSC Red Sea Mar 10 12:32 4.6 10 MAP
    GEOFON Red Sea Mar 10 12:32 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Red Sea Mar 08 17:20 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Al Qunfidhah, Saudi Arabia Mar 08 17:20 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Red Sea Mar 08 17:20 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Red Sea Mar 06 21:24 4.6 10 MAP
    GEOFON Red Sea Mar 06 21:24 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Al Qunfidhah, Saudi Arabia Mar 06 21:24 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Al Qunfidhah, Saudi Arabia Mar 06 19:54 5.0 10 MAP
    GEOFON Red Sea Mar 06 19:54 4.7 10 MAP
    EMSC Red Sea Mar 06 19:54 4.4 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Libya Feb 21 02:19 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near Coast Of Libya Feb 21 02:19 4.7 2 MAP
    EMSC Egypt Feb 01 20:02 3.1 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Yumbe, Uganda Jan 05 18:13 4.7 17 MAP
    EMSC Uganda Jan 05 18:13 4.7 40 MAP
    GEOFON Uganda Jan 05 18:13 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Arua - Moderate shaking
  • Koro - Light shaking
  • Kampala - No damage at all, it lasted just few seconds
  • Urbana sub county - It lasted for a few seconds like 10 -15 second with a huge sound,it was moving in phase I mean I heard my neighbours of 200 meters crying after it had shaken in my location. no damage at all
  • Kampala - Felt shaking for very few seconds.
  • Arua - Lasted approx 15 seconds or more. Light to moderate shaking of furniture occurred. Creaking noises of house structure occurred.
  • Yumbe - The shaking was moderate and it lasted for a few seconds,about 15 seconds. It shook buildings and houses but no harm.
  • EMSC Egypt Dec 31 10:36 4.0 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • New Cairo - Light shaking
  • Cairo - It lasted at least 40 seconds. The furniture was shaking and making noise.
  • cairo - Moderate shaking
  • Cairo - Windows shook, it lasted 3 or 4 seconds only
  • katamia - Light shaking
  • Taba - Budynek hotelowy mocno się zatrząsł. Dwie godziny przed trzęsieniem ptaki bardzo się niepokoiły i zbierały w duże grupy krążąc nad budynkiem.
  • GEOFON Libya Nov 30 18:03 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Red Sea Nov 19 01:10 4.4 10 MAP
    EMSC Red Sea Nov 19 01:10 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sawakin, Sudan Nov 19 01:10 4.5 10 MAP
    USGS Sidon, Lebanon Nov 03 17:42 3.7 27 MAP
    EMSC Lebanon - Syria Region Nov 03 17:42 3.8 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Beirut - Very weak shaking
  • hadath - Very weak shaking
  • EMSC Lebanon - Syria Region Nov 03 17:35 3.3 26 MAP
    EMSC Eastern Mediterranean Sea Oct 11 13:27 4.3 45 MAP
    EMSC Dead Sea Region Oct 09 08:51 3.0 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Lebanon - Syria Region Sep 29 01:55 3.4 5 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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    Comments

    1. gosh my friend just came back back and told me there are casualties in another part of Bukoba town in Kashai children buried under collapsed houses... oh my God, i never expected any casualties to come from earthquakes here in Bukoba... my house was shaking vigorously but apart from one small crack in the wall and plaster falling down i didn't see any damage

    2. riccardo tomachinco says:

      j'ai ressenti une légère secousse a 24H30 de 5 secondes à kenitra