Latest earthquakes near Italy today

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List of latest earthquakes near Italy.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 13, 2024 17:46
(Rome)
M 2.0 77 km ENE
from Milan
Apr 13, 2024 17:14
(Rome)
M 2.4 14 km WSW
from Naples
Apr 13, 2024 16:59
(Rome)
M 2.3 94 km ESE
from Rome
Apr 13, 2024 14:16
(Rome)
M 2.0 43 km SE
from Perugia
Apr 13, 2024 06:29
(Rome)
M 2.2 46 km SE
from Perugia
Apr 13, 2024 02:22
(Rome)
M 3.2 205 km ESE
from Taranto
Apr 12, 2024 23:54
(Rome)
M 2.1 28 km SSW
from Parma
Apr 12, 2024 21:55
(Rome)
M 2.8 271 km ESE
from Bari
Apr 12, 2024 14:55
(Rome)
M 2.2 60 km N
from Bologna
Apr 12, 2024 12:29
(Rome)
M 2.0 294 km NNW
from Monza
Apr 12, 2024 09:29
(Rome)
M 2.4 147 km W
from Turin
Apr 12, 2024 04:34
(Rome)
M 2.2 14 km WSW
from Naples
Apr 12, 2024 02:09
(Rome)
M 2.2 284 km E
from Taranto
Apr 12, 2024 01:15
(Rome)
M 2.3 288 km E
from Taranto
Apr 12, 2024 01:11
(Rome)
M 2.5 285 km E
from Taranto
Apr 11, 2024 19:46
(Rome)
M 2.8 82 km N
from Messina
Apr 11, 2024 15:28
(Rome)
M 2.0 275 km E
from Bari
Apr 11, 2024 12:22
(Rome)
M 2.1 273 km WNW
from Turin
Apr 11, 2024 10:17
(Rome)
M 2.0 290 km W
from Aosta
Apr 11, 2024 07:23
(Rome)
M 2.1 11 km W
from Naples
Apr 11, 2024 05:08
(Rome)
M 2.3 288 km ESE
from Taranto
Apr 11, 2024 02:54
(Rome)
M 3.6 298 km ESE
from Crotone
Apr 10, 2024 22:28
(Rome)
M 2.2 14 km W
from Naples
Apr 10, 2024 22:14
(Rome)
M 2.0 70 km ENE
from Rome
Apr 10, 2024 22:11
(Rome)
M 3.1 69 km ENE
from Rome

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Italy

Recent Italy Earthquake News

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

Italy Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
78 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2
Apr 13, 2024 17:46

Average

A total of 787 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Italy in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 78 earthquakes per year, or 6 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Italy roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Italy in 2016. A total of 141 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Italy that year. The strongest had a 6.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Italy in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Italy 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 Italy (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 739 93.9%
Mag. 5 43 5.46%
Mag. 6 5 0.64%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Italy

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.6
On Oct 30, 2016 07:40.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.2
On Sep 8, 1905 02:43.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Italy occurred on Oct 30, 2016 07:40 local time (Europe/Rome timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.6 and struck 64 kilometers (40 mi) east-southeast of Perugia, at a depth of 8 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Italy in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.2 earthquake struck on Sep 8, 1905 02:43, 53 kilometers (33 mi) east-southeast of Messina. It is the strongest earthquake near Italy 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 Italy 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 Italy.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Italy.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Oct 30, 2016 07:40
(Rome)
M 6.6 64 km ESE
from Perugia
Dec 29, 2020 12:19
(Rome)
M 6.4 195 km E
from Trieste
Nov 26, 2019 03:54
(Rome)
M 6.4 226 km ENE
from Bari
Aug 24, 2016 03:36
(Rome)
M 6.2 108 km NNE
from Rome
Oct 26, 2016 21:18
(Rome)
M 6.1 58 km ESE
from Perugia
Oct 28, 2016 22:02
(Rome)
M 5.8 141 km N
from Palermo
Apr 22, 2022 23:07
(Rome)
M 5.7 243 km NNE
from Bari
Jan 18, 2017 11:14
(Rome)
M 5.7 98 km NE
from Rome
Sep 21, 2019 16:04
(Rome)
M 5.6 224 km E
from Bari
Nov 9, 2022 07:07
(Rome)
M 5.6 40 km NNW
from Ancona

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Earthquakes by region of Italy

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Italy?

A 2 magnitude earthquake hit near Italy on the afternoon of April 13, 2024 at 17:46 local time (Europe/Rome). The center of this earthquake was located 77km east-northeast of Milan at a depth of 6km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Italy in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Italy?

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Italy on the night of September 8, 1905 at 02:43 local time (Europe/Rome). The center of this earthquake was located 53km north-northeast of Messina at a depth of 15km under water in the Tirreno Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Italy since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Italy?

In the past 10 years, 787 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Italy. This averages to 79 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.