Latest earthquakes near Hungary today

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List of latest earthquakes near Hungary.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 13, 2024 06:26
(Budapest)
M 2.9 269 km SSE
from Szeged
Apr 11, 2024 23:00
(Budapest)
M 2.5 298 km N
from Budapest
Apr 9, 2024 12:48
(Budapest)
M 2.3 13 km W
from Békéscsaba
Apr 9, 2024 08:22
(Budapest)
M 2.7 296 km SSE
from Debrecen
Apr 6, 2024 09:42
(Budapest)
M 2.5 240 km SSE
from Pécs
Apr 4, 2024 06:22
(Budapest)
M 2.6 290 km N
from Budapest
Mar 30, 2024 00:05
(Budapest)
M 3.0 267 km NNW
from Miskolc
Mar 29, 2024 18:15
(Budapest)
M 2.5 270 km SSE
from Szeged
Mar 25, 2024 12:20
(Budapest)
M 3.3 271 km SSE
from Szeged
Mar 24, 2024 10:43
(Budapest)
M 2.7 284 km WSW
from Pécs
Mar 24, 2024 10:21
(Budapest)
M 4.0 289 km WSW
from Pécs
Mar 22, 2024 21:51
(Budapest)
M 2.6 286 km N
from Budapest
Mar 22, 2024 13:43
(Budapest)
M 2.5 298 km N
from Budapest
Mar 17, 2024 02:22
(Budapest)
M 2.2 260 km N
from Budapest
Mar 16, 2024 00:27
(Budapest)
M 2.2 143 km SW
from Szombathely
Mar 15, 2024 01:32
(Budapest)
M 3.0 267 km NNW
from Miskolc
Mar 14, 2024 04:06
(Budapest)
M 5.4 348 km S
from Pécs
Mar 11, 2024 14:14
(Budapest)
M 2.5 249 km SE
from Szeged
Mar 8, 2024 21:06
(Budapest)
M 2.6 260 km ESE
from Szeged
Mar 8, 2024 20:45
(Budapest)
M 2.6 173 km W
from Pécs
Mar 7, 2024 01:58
(Budapest)
M 2.9 174 km W
from Pécs
Feb 26, 2024 21:57
(Budapest)
M 3.1 166 km SW
from Pécs
Feb 26, 2024 16:47
(Budapest)
M 2.8 187 km SSW
from Pécs
Feb 25, 2024 07:13
(Budapest)
M 2.9 99 km SE
from Debrecen
Feb 24, 2024 12:46
(Budapest)
M 2.8 235 km S
from Pécs

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Hungary

Recent Hungary Earthquake News

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

Hungary Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
10 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.9
Apr 13, 2024 06:26

Average

A total of 105 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Hungary in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 10 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Hungary in 2023. A total of 24 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Hungary that year. The strongest had a 5.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Hungary in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Hungary 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 Hungary (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 100 95.24%
Mag. 5 4 3.81%
Mag. 6 1 0.95%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Hungary

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Dec 29, 2020 12:19.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.5
On May 6, 1976 21:00.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Hungary occurred on Dec 29, 2020 12:19 local time (Europe/Budapest timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 169 kilometers (105 mi) west-southwest of Pécs, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Hungary in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.5 earthquake struck on May 6, 1976 21:00, 273 kilometers (170 mi) west-southwest of Szombathely. It is the strongest earthquake near Hungary 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 Hungary 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 Hungary.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Hungary.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Dec 29, 2020 12:19
(Budapest)
M 6.4 169 km WSW
from Pécs
Feb 14, 2023 14:16
(Budapest)
M 5.6 296 km SSE
from Debrecen
Mar 22, 2020 06:24
(Budapest)
M 5.3 293 km SW
from Budapest
Oct 9, 2023 20:23
(Budapest)
M 5.0 133 km NNE
from Miskolc
Feb 13, 2023 15:58
(Budapest)
M 5.0 293 km SSE
from Debrecen
Dec 29, 2020 12:23
(Budapest)
M 4.9 172 km WSW
from Pécs
Mar 20, 2023 15:02
(Budapest)
M 4.9 268 km ESE
from Szeged
Oct 6, 2021 21:57
(Budapest)
M 4.9 287 km SSW
from Pécs
Dec 28, 2020 06:28
(Budapest)
M 4.8 173 km WSW
from Pécs
Aug 30, 2019 15:01
(Budapest)
M 4.8 161 km S
from Pécs

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Earthquakes by region of Hungary

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Hungary?

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Hungary on the morning of April 13, 2024 at 06:26 local time (Europe/Budapest). The center of this earthquake was located 269km south-southeast of Szeged at a depth of 0km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Hungary in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Hungary?

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Hungary on the evening of May 6, 1976 at 21:00 local time (Europe/Budapest). The center of this earthquake was located 273km west-southwest of Szombathely at a depth of 9km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Hungary since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Hungary?

In the past 10 years, 105 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Hungary. This averages to 11 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 35 days.