Latest earthquakes near Greece today

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List of latest earthquakes near Greece.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 15, 2024 23:59
(Athens)
M 2.2 61 km NE
from Irákleion
Apr 15, 2024 22:30
(Athens)
M 2.6 109 km W
from Pátra
Apr 15, 2024 17:30
(Athens)
M 2.7 168 km E
from Irákleion
Apr 15, 2024 15:14
(Athens)
M 2.1 68 km WNW
from Kalamata
Apr 15, 2024 14:36
(Athens)
M 2.1 261 km ESE
from Ródos
Apr 15, 2024 14:33
(Athens)
M 3.1 60 km NE
from Irákleion
Apr 15, 2024 10:19
(Athens)
M 2.6 79 km S
from Lárisa
Apr 15, 2024 09:53
(Athens)
M 2.7 62 km NW
from Athens
Apr 15, 2024 09:48
(Athens)
M 2.2 70 km WSW
from Athens
Apr 15, 2024 09:38
(Athens)
M 2.1 130 km ENE
from Ródos
Apr 15, 2024 09:06
(Athens)
M 4.7 162 km SE
from Irákleion
Apr 15, 2024 08:46
(Athens)
M 2.0 298 km ESE
from Ródos
Apr 15, 2024 08:28
(Athens)
M 3.4 220 km SE
from Athens
Apr 15, 2024 03:11
(Athens)
M 2.2 60 km NNW
from Chalkída
Apr 15, 2024 03:05
(Athens)
M 2.6 60 km NNE
from Irákleion
Apr 15, 2024 01:38
(Athens)
M 2.1 16 km NNW
from Kalamata
Apr 15, 2024 01:21
(Athens)
M 3.6 186 km E
from Irákleion
Apr 14, 2024 20:21
(Athens)
M 2.0 192 km NNW
from Ródos
Apr 14, 2024 17:54
(Athens)
M 2.3 80 km N
from Ródos
Apr 14, 2024 15:50
(Athens)
M 2.1 74 km NNE
from Athens
Apr 14, 2024 13:55
(Athens)
M 2.0 53 km S
from Lárisa
Apr 14, 2024 12:54
(Athens)
M 2.3 51 km W
from Mytilene
Apr 14, 2024 12:29
(Athens)
M 2.0 62 km NNW
from Chalkída
Apr 14, 2024 12:19
(Athens)
M 2.1 62 km NNW
from Chalkída
Apr 14, 2024 12:14
(Athens)
M 2.4 216 km SE
from Athens

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Recent Greece Earthquake News

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

Greece Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
317 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.2
Apr 15, 2024 23:59

Average

A total of 3179 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Greece in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 317 earthquakes per year, or 26 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Greece roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Greece in 2020. A total of 523 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Greece that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Greece in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Greece 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 Greece (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2987 93.96%
Mag. 5 180 5.66%
Mag. 6 11 0.35%
Mag. 7 1 0.03%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Greece

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Oct 30, 2020 13:51.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Jul 9, 1956 05:11.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Greece occurred on Oct 30, 2020 13:51 local time (Europe/Athens timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 268 kilometers (167 mi) east of Athens, at a depth of 21 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Greece in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Jul 9, 1956 05:11, 166 kilometers (103 mi) east of Irákleion. It is the strongest earthquake near Greece 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 Greece 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 Greece.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Greece.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Oct 30, 2020 13:51
(Athens)
M 7.0 268 km E
from Athens
May 24, 2014 12:25
(Athens)
M 6.9 110 km SE
from Kavála
Oct 26, 2018 01:54
(Athens)
M 6.8 131 km SW
from Pátra
Jul 21, 2017 01:31
(Athens)
M 6.6 91 km NW
from Ródos
May 2, 2020 15:51
(Athens)
M 6.5 138 km SSE
from Irákleion
Nov 17, 2015 09:10
(Athens)
M 6.5 110 km WNW
from Pátra
Oct 12, 2021 12:24
(Athens)
M 6.4 99 km E
from Irákleion
Mar 3, 2021 12:16
(Athens)
M 6.3 24 km WNW
from Lárisa
Jun 12, 2017 15:28
(Athens)
M 6.3 26 km SW
from Mytilene
Sep 27, 2021 09:17
(Athens)
M 6.0 15 km SE
from Irákleion

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Earthquakes by region of Greece

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Greece?

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Greece on the evening of April 15, 2024 at 23:59 local time (Europe/Athens). The center of this earthquake was located 61km north-east of Irákleion at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Greece in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Greece?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Greece on the night of July 9, 1956 at 05:11 local time (Europe/Athens). The center of this earthquake was located 166km north-northeast of Irákleion at a depth of 20km under water in the Aegean Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Greece since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Greece?

In the past 10 years, 3179 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Greece. This averages to 318 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.