Latest earthquakes near Ireland today

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

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List of latest earthquakes near Ireland.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Feb 1, 2024 18:34
(Dublin)
M 2.8 227 km NE
from Letterkenny
Jan 29, 2024 19:30
(Dublin)
M 3.3 207 km NNE
from Letterkenny
Jan 29, 2024 14:24
(Dublin)
M 2.3 237 km NNE
from Letterkenny
Dec 24, 2023 05:16
(Dublin)
M 2.0 207 km NE
from Letterkenny
Dec 9, 2023 15:18
(Dublin)
M 2.1 229 km NE
from Letterkenny
Jun 28, 2023 21:21
(Dublin)
M 2.7 289 km E
from Dublin
May 6, 2023 01:32
(Dublin)
M 2.5 20 km W
from Letterkenny
Feb 24, 2023 23:59
(Dublin)
M 3.4 269 km SE
from Dublin
Feb 7, 2023 21:35
(Dublin)
M 2.1 256 km NNE
from Letterkenny
Jan 19, 2023 05:43
(Dublin)
M 3.2 191 km NNE
from Letterkenny
Jul 14, 2022 15:43
(Dublin)
M 2.4 245 km E
from Dublin
May 30, 2022 08:59
(Dublin)
M 2.1 249 km NNE
from Dublin
Jul 1, 2020 05:21
(Dublin)
M 4.9 176 km NE
from Letterkenny
Feb 17, 2018 14:31
(Dublin)
M 4.3 241 km SE
from Dublin

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Ireland

Ireland Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
0 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.8
Feb 1, 2024 18:34

Average

A total of 2 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Ireland in the past 10 years.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Ireland in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near Ireland 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 Ireland (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2 100.0%
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 Ireland

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 4.9
On Jul 1, 2020 05:21.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 4.9
On Jul 1, 2020 05:21.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Ireland occurred on Jul 1, 2020 05:21 local time (Europe/Dublin timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.9 and struck 176 kilometers (109 mi) north-east of Letterkenny, at a depth of 11 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Ireland in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Ireland.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 1, 2020 05:21
(Dublin)
M 4.9 176 km NE
from Letterkenny
Feb 17, 2018 14:31
(Dublin)
M 4.3 241 km SE
from Dublin

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Ireland

Earthquakes by region of Ireland

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Ireland?

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Ireland on the evening of February 1, 2024 at 18:34 local time (Europe/Dublin). The center of this earthquake was located 227km north-east of Letterkenny at a depth of 7km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Ireland in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Ireland?

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Ireland on the night of July 1, 2020 at 05:21 local time (Europe/Dublin). The center of this earthquake was located 176km north-east of Letterkenny at a depth of 11km under water in the Inner Seas Off The West Coast Of Scotland. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Ireland since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Ireland?

In the past 10 years, 2 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Ireland. This averages to 0 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1825 days.