Latest earthquakes near Finland today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near the country Finland, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Finland? If an earthquake is happening right now near Finland (also known as Suomi), it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Finland.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 23, 2024 08:04
(Helsinki)
M 2.5 224 km WNW
from Rovaniemi
May 11, 2024 11:51
(Helsinki)
M 2.9 123 km NW
from Kokkola
Apr 6, 2024 05:58
(Helsinki)
M 2.4 277 km WNW
from Rovaniemi
Mar 7, 2024 20:21
(Helsinki)
M 2.0 216 km WNW
from Rovaniemi
Feb 12, 2024 03:27
(Helsinki)
M 2.5 284 km WNW
from Rovaniemi
Jan 25, 2024 20:00
(Helsinki)
M 2.0 216 km WNW
from Rovaniemi
Jan 25, 2024 02:18
(Helsinki)
M 2.2 278 km WNW
from Rovaniemi
Jan 24, 2024 12:30
(Helsinki)
M 2.3 276 km WNW
from Rovaniemi
Jan 11, 2024 15:41
(Helsinki)
M 2.5 279 km WNW
from Rovaniemi
Jan 5, 2024 10:12
(Helsinki)
M 2.4 281 km WNW
from Rovaniemi
Dec 27, 2023 14:53
(Helsinki)
M 2.4 118 km E
from Lappeenranta
Dec 10, 2023 13:33
(Helsinki)
M 2.9 246 km WNW
from Rovaniemi
Dec 8, 2023 12:13
(Helsinki)
M 3.1 248 km WNW
from Rovaniemi
Dec 6, 2023 20:00
(Helsinki)
M 2.0 296 km NW
from Oulu
Nov 16, 2023 12:25
(Helsinki)
M 2.0 104 km ENE
from Lappeenranta
Nov 9, 2023 02:37
(Helsinki)
M 2.2 299 km WNW
from Rovaniemi
Oct 30, 2023 14:05
(Helsinki)
M 3.8 232 km NE
from Kuusamo
Oct 24, 2023 15:27
(Helsinki)
M 2.4 45 km S
from Turku
Oct 23, 2023 13:35
(Helsinki)
M 3.4 10 km N
from Kuopio
Oct 3, 2023 13:03
(Helsinki)
M 3.2 16 km SW
from Espoo
Sep 29, 2023 02:55
(Helsinki)
M 3.2 276 km WNW
from Rovaniemi
Sep 21, 2023 16:38
(Helsinki)
M 3.7 45 km SSE
from Kotka
Sep 2, 2023 09:55
(Helsinki)
M 3.6 184 km NE
from Kuusamo
Sep 1, 2023 10:44
(Helsinki)
M 4.0 53 km SSE
from Kotka
Aug 31, 2023 20:02
(Helsinki)
M 3.1 225 km WNW
from Rovaniemi

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Finland

Finland Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
0 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.5
May 23, 2024 08:04

Average

A total of 6 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Finland in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Finland in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near Finland 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 Finland (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 6 100.0%
Mag. 5 0 0.0%
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 Finland

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 4.9
On May 18, 2020 04:11.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 4.9
On May 18, 2020 04:11.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Finland occurred on May 18, 2020 04:11 local time (Europe/Helsinki timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.9 and struck 277 kilometers (172 mi) west-northwest of Rovaniemi, at a depth of 1 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Finland in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Finland 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 Finland.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Finland.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 18, 2020 04:11
(Helsinki)
M 4.9 277 km WNW
from Rovaniemi
Mar 5, 2022 02:13
(Helsinki)
M 4.4 288 km NE
from Kuusamo
Sep 23, 2022 05:03
(Helsinki)
M 4.2 276 km WNW
from Rovaniemi
Mar 19, 2016 23:55
(Helsinki)
M 4.2 139 km W
from Oulu
Sep 1, 2023 10:44
(Helsinki)
M 4.0 53 km SSE
from Kotka
Jul 31, 2015 02:37
(Helsinki)
M 4.0 232 km WNW
from Rovaniemi

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Finland

Earthquakes by region of Finland

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Finland?

A 2.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Finland on the morning of May 23, 2024 at 08:04 local time (Europe/Helsinki). The center of this earthquake was located 224km west-northwest of Rovaniemi at a depth of 0km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Finland in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Finland?

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Finland on the night of May 18, 2020 at 04:11 local time (Europe/Helsinki). The center of this earthquake was located 277km west-northwest of Rovaniemi at a depth of 1km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Finland since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Finland?

In the past 10 years, 6 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Finland. This averages to 1 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 608 days.