Earthquakes in GermanyIn Germany, earthquakes are moderate, but cause even slight damages to robust houses. Measured against the size of the country, earthquakes occur very rarely.
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Earthquakes in Germany since 1950The strongest earthquake in Germany happened on 09/03/1978 in the Tailfingen region with a magnitude of 5.3 on the Richter scale.
|12/05/2004||Emmendingen, Freiburg Im Breisgau||37 km||4.8||0|
|07/22/2002||Aachen, Cologne, Spangdahlem||3 km||4.8||0|
These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K. Data have been summarized and translated.