Latest earthquakes near Albania today

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List of latest earthquakes near Albania.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 27, 2024 05:14AM
(Tirane)
M 2.3 289 km SSE
from Tirana
May 27, 2024 01:35AM
(Tirane)
M 2.1 244 km WSW
from Vlorë
May 26, 2024 07:10PM
(Tirane)
M 2.1 163 km SSE
from Gjirokastër
May 26, 2024 04:32PM
(Tirane)
M 2.3 16 km NNW
from Gjirokastër
May 26, 2024 03:50PM
(Tirane)
M 2.1 294 km WSW
from Durrës
May 26, 2024 03:29PM
(Tirane)
M 2.3 294 km WSW
from Durrës
May 26, 2024 03:15PM
(Tirane)
M 2.9 295 km WSW
from Durrës
May 26, 2024 03:05PM
(Tirane)
M 2.3 279 km SE
from Gjirokastër
May 26, 2024 12:35PM
(Tirane)
M 2.6 291 km SE
from Gjirokastër
May 26, 2024 12:29PM
(Tirane)
M 2.2 21 km E
from Shkodër
May 26, 2024 09:26AM
(Tirane)
M 2.1 271 km SSE
from Vlorë
May 26, 2024 08:54AM
(Tirane)
M 2.3 57 km NNW
from Tirana
May 26, 2024 08:02AM
(Tirane)
M 3.0 192 km S
from Gjirokastër
May 25, 2024 07:11PM
(Tirane)
M 2.0 244 km WSW
from Vlorë
May 25, 2024 05:10PM
(Tirane)
M 2.5 24 km SSW
from Shkodër
May 25, 2024 03:27PM
(Tirane)
M 2.5 291 km S
from Gjirokastër
May 25, 2024 01:30PM
(Tirane)
M 2.6 33 km ENE
from Gjirokastër
May 25, 2024 01:29PM
(Tirane)
M 2.2 34 km ENE
from Gjirokastër
May 25, 2024 01:00PM
(Tirane)
M 2.0 281 km SE
from Elbasan
May 25, 2024 12:39PM
(Tirane)
M 3.1 54 km SE
from Gjirokastër
May 25, 2024 10:51AM
(Tirane)
M 2.3 277 km SSE
from Vlorë
May 24, 2024 11:47PM
(Tirane)
M 2.6 240 km SE
from Gjirokastër
May 24, 2024 10:35PM
(Tirane)
M 2.1 268 km SSE
from Vlorë
May 24, 2024 08:54PM
(Tirane)
M 2.2 240 km WSW
from Vlorë
May 24, 2024 07:38PM
(Tirane)
M 2.5 233 km WSW
from Vlorë

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Albania

Recent Albania Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Albania. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Albania and elsewhere.

Albania Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
101 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.3
May 27, 2024 05:14

Average

A total of 1017 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Albania in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 101 earthquakes per year, or 8 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Albania roughly every 3 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Albania in 2014. A total of 193 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Albania that year. The strongest had a 5.6 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Albania with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Albania in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Albania during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Albania (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 958 94.2%
Mag. 5 57 5.6%
Mag. 6 2 0.2%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Albania

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Nov 26, 2019 03:54.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7
On Jan 17, 1983 13:41.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Albania occurred on Nov 26, 2019 03:54 local time (Europe/Tirane timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 32 kilometers (20 mi) north-west of Tirana, at a depth of 22 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Albania in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7 earthquake struck on Jan 17, 1983 13:41, 279 kilometers (173 mi) north-west of Vlorë. It is the strongest earthquake near Albania in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Albania in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Albania.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Albania.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 26, 2019 03:54AM
(Tirane)
M 6.4 32 km NW
from Tirana
Mar 3, 2021 11:16AM
(Tirane)
M 6.3 265 km SE
from Tirana
Mar 4, 2021 07:38PM
(Tirane)
M 5.8 259 km SE
from Tirana
Mar 21, 2020 01:49AM
(Tirane)
M 5.7 230 km SSE
from Tirana
Apr 22, 2022 11:07PM
(Tirane)
M 5.7 237 km NW
from Tirana
Oct 30, 2018 04:12PM
(Tirane)
M 5.7 287 km S
from Gjirokastër
Sep 21, 2019 04:04PM
(Tirane)
M 5.6 7 km ENE
from Durrës
Mar 12, 2021 01:57PM
(Tirane)
M 5.6 249 km SE
from Tirana
Feb 17, 2021 04:36AM
(Tirane)
M 5.5 246 km SE
from Gjirokastër
Nov 26, 2019 07:08AM
(Tirane)
M 5.5 43 km NW
from Tirana

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Albania

Earthquakes by region of Albania

Click the links below for earthquake reports for regions in Albania.

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Albania.

When was the last earthquake in Albania?

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Albania on the night of May 27, 2024 at 05:14 local time (Europe/Tirane). The center of this earthquake was located 289km south-southeast of Tirana at a depth of 5km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Albania in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Albania?

A 7 magnitude earthquake hit near Albania on the afternoon of January 17, 1983 at 13:41 local time (Europe/Tirane). The center of this earthquake was located 279km south-southeast of Vlorë at a depth of 14km under water in the Ionian Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Albania since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Albania?

In the past 10 years, 1017 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Albania. This averages to 102 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.