Latest earthquakes near Sofia, Sofia-Capital today

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List of latest earthquakes near Sofia.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 11, 2024 16:55
(Sofia)
M 2.5 229 km E
from Sofia
Jun 10, 2024 04:44
(Sofia)
M 2.5 233 km WSW
from Sofia
Jun 8, 2024 12:59
(Sofia)
M 2.6 122 km SSW
from Sofia
Jun 8, 2024 10:18
(Sofia)
M 2.1 300 km WSW
from Sofia
Jun 6, 2024 16:01
(Sofia)
M 2.8 90 km SSW
from Sofia
Jun 6, 2024 15:36
(Sofia)
M 2.3 275 km WSW
from Sofia
Jun 5, 2024 18:56
(Sofia)
M 2.5 286 km WSW
from Sofia
Jun 5, 2024 08:59
(Sofia)
M 2.5 259 km SSW
from Sofia
Jun 5, 2024 00:51
(Sofia)
M 2.8 280 km SSE
from Sofia
Jun 5, 2024 00:12
(Sofia)
M 2.6 275 km SSE
from Sofia
Jun 4, 2024 08:23
(Sofia)
M 2.4 267 km WSW
from Sofia
Jun 3, 2024 23:35
(Sofia)
M 2.4 215 km NW
from Sofia
Jun 3, 2024 08:00
(Sofia)
M 2.0 274 km SSE
from Sofia
May 30, 2024 04:18
(Sofia)
M 2.5 285 km SSW
from Sofia
May 29, 2024 06:39
(Sofia)
M 2.1 283 km SSW
from Sofia
May 29, 2024 02:23
(Sofia)
M 2.1 280 km SW
from Sofia
May 28, 2024 11:48
(Sofia)
M 2.4 172 km WSW
from Sofia
May 26, 2024 13:29
(Sofia)
M 2.2 300 km WSW
from Sofia
May 26, 2024 13:17
(Sofia)
M 2.6 294 km N
from Sofia
May 26, 2024 12:58
(Sofia)
M 2.5 292 km N
from Sofia
May 26, 2024 12:12
(Sofia)
M 2.8 292 km N
from Sofia
May 24, 2024 07:00
(Sofia)
M 2.2 270 km N
from Sofia
May 23, 2024 15:53
(Sofia)
M 2.1 252 km S
from Sofia
May 19, 2024 02:39
(Sofia)
M 2.5 34 km WNW
from Sofia
May 18, 2024 20:20
(Sofia)
M 2.8 281 km NNW
from Sofia

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Sofia

Sofia Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
13 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.5
Jun 11, 2024 16:55

Average

A total of 130 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Sofia, Sofia-Capital in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 13 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Sofia roughly every 28 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Sofia in 2017. A total of 22 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Sofia that year. The strongest had a 4.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Sofia in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Sofia 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 Sofia (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 123 94.62%
Mag. 5 7 5.38%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Sofia

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.6
On Feb 14, 2023 15:16.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.1
On Apr 14, 1928 11:00.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Sofia occurred on Feb 14, 2023 15:16 local time (Europe/Sofia timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.6 and struck 267 kilometers (166 mi) north of Sofia, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Sofia in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.1 earthquake struck on Apr 14, 1928 11:00, 194 kilometers (121 mi) north of Sofia. It is the strongest earthquake near Sofia 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 Sofia, Sofia-Capital 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 Sofia.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Sofia.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 14, 2023 15:16
(Sofia)
M 5.6 267 km N
from Sofia
Jan 9, 2022 23:43
(Sofia)
M 5.5 263 km SW
from Sofia
Sep 11, 2016 16:10
(Sofia)
M 5.1 169 km WSW
from Sofia
Jan 4, 2018 12:46
(Sofia)
M 5.1 283 km W
from Sofia
Aug 11, 2018 18:38
(Sofia)
M 5.1 293 km WSW
from Sofia
Nov 11, 2020 05:54
(Sofia)
M 5.0 237 km WSW
from Sofia
Feb 13, 2023 16:58
(Sofia)
M 5.0 271 km N
from Sofia
Jan 2, 2018 06:24
(Sofia)
M 4.9 162 km SSW
from Sofia
Feb 7, 2023 12:53
(Sofia)
M 4.9 281 km S
from Sofia
Nov 11, 2020 16:25
(Sofia)
M 4.9 248 km WSW
from Sofia

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Nearest earthquakes from Sofia

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Sofia, Sofia-Capital. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Sofia.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 11, 2017 06:54
(Sofia)
M 4.1 25 km N
from Sofia
Dec 30, 2019 20:01
(Sofia)
M 4.4 58 km SSE
from Sofia
Apr 25, 2022 19:55
(Sofia)
M 4.2 78 km SSW
from Sofia
Nov 26, 2017 21:01
(Sofia)
M 4.5 79 km E
from Sofia
Apr 25, 2022 19:31
(Sofia)
M 4.0 87 km SSW
from Sofia
Aug 2, 2018 17:17
(Sofia)
M 4.2 115 km SSE
from Sofia
May 22, 2016 11:58
(Sofia)
M 4.3 116 km S
from Sofia
Feb 28, 2016 13:17
(Sofia)
M 4.4 138 km SSW
from Sofia
May 1, 2020 14:01
(Sofia)
M 4.5 138 km ESE
from Sofia
Jun 7, 2023 15:26
(Sofia)
M 4.6 144 km ESE
from Sofia

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Sofia

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Sofia, Sofia-Capital?

A 2.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Sofia on the afternoon of June 11, 2024 at 16:55 local time (Europe/Sofia). The center of this earthquake was located 229km east of Sofia at a depth of 4km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Sofia, Sofia-Capital in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Sofia, Sofia-Capital?

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Sofia on the morning of April 14, 1928 at 11:00 local time (Europe/Sofia). The center of this earthquake was located 194km east of Sofia at a depth of 10km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Sofia since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Sofia, Sofia-Capital?

In the past 10 years, 130 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Sofia. This averages to 13 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 28 days.