Latest earthquakes near Potenza, Basilicate today

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List of latest earthquakes near Potenza.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 13, 2024 17:14
(Rome)
M 2.4 144 km W
from Potenza
Apr 13, 2024 16:59
(Rome)
M 2.3 216 km WNW
from Potenza
Apr 12, 2024 04:34
(Rome)
M 2.2 144 km W
from Potenza
Apr 11, 2024 19:46
(Rome)
M 2.8 193 km S
from Potenza
Apr 11, 2024 07:23
(Rome)
M 2.1 142 km W
from Potenza
Apr 10, 2024 22:28
(Rome)
M 2.2 146 km W
from Potenza
Apr 10, 2024 22:14
(Rome)
M 2.0 264 km NW
from Potenza
Apr 10, 2024 22:11
(Rome)
M 3.1 264 km NW
from Potenza
Apr 10, 2024 11:50
(Rome)
M 2.1 273 km SSW
from Potenza
Apr 10, 2024 08:29
(Rome)
M 2.0 143 km W
from Potenza
Apr 9, 2024 22:32
(Rome)
M 2.1 142 km W
from Potenza
Apr 9, 2024 19:11
(Rome)
M 2.6 28 km WNW
from Potenza
Apr 9, 2024 18:19
(Rome)
M 2.1 272 km SSW
from Potenza
Apr 8, 2024 14:45
(Rome)
M 2.1 50 km N
from Potenza
Apr 7, 2024 19:42
(Rome)
M 2.3 141 km W
from Potenza
Apr 7, 2024 15:08
(Rome)
M 2.2 142 km W
from Potenza
Apr 6, 2024 20:18
(Rome)
M 2.1 143 km W
from Potenza
Apr 6, 2024 14:00
(Rome)
M 2.0 144 km W
from Potenza
Apr 6, 2024 13:59
(Rome)
M 2.5 144 km W
from Potenza
Apr 6, 2024 04:01
(Rome)
M 2.0 143 km W
from Potenza
Apr 6, 2024 03:58
(Rome)
M 2.3 105 km N
from Potenza
Apr 4, 2024 12:38
(Rome)
M 2.1 163 km SSE
from Potenza
Apr 4, 2024 07:32
(Rome)
M 3.2 144 km W
from Potenza
Apr 4, 2024 07:14
(Rome)
M 2.9 144 km W
from Potenza
Apr 3, 2024 21:10
(Rome)
M 2.4 126 km S
from Potenza

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Potenza

Recent Potenza Earthquake News

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

Potenza Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
14 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.4
Apr 13, 2024 17:14

Average

A total of 146 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Potenza, Basilicate in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 14 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Potenza roughly every 25 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Potenza in 2015. A total of 21 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Potenza that year. The strongest had a 4.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Potenza in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Potenza 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 Potenza (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 141 96.58%
Mag. 5 5 3.42%
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 Potenza

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.8
On Oct 28, 2016 22:02.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.2
On Sep 8, 1905 02:43.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Potenza occurred on Oct 28, 2016 22:02 local time (Europe/Rome timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.8 and struck 240 kilometers (149 mi) south-west of Potenza, at a depth of 458 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Potenza in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.2 earthquake struck on Sep 8, 1905 02:43, 223 kilometers (139 mi) south-west of Potenza. It is the strongest earthquake near Potenza 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 Potenza, Basilicate 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 Potenza.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Potenza.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Oct 28, 2016 22:02
(Rome)
M 5.8 240 km SW
from Potenza
Oct 31, 2022 22:42
(Rome)
M 5.5 86 km S
from Potenza
Mar 27, 2021 14:47
(Rome)
M 5.5 202 km N
from Potenza
Aug 16, 2018 20:19
(Rome)
M 5.3 161 km NNW
from Potenza
May 1, 2023 04:41
(Rome)
M 5.2 136 km S
from Potenza
Aug 19, 2021 07:30
(Rome)
M 4.8 175 km S
from Potenza
Feb 6, 2015 09:52
(Rome)
M 4.8 219 km SSW
from Potenza
Feb 24, 2020 17:03
(Rome)
M 4.8 146 km SSE
from Potenza
May 9, 2015 10:22
(Rome)
M 4.7 230 km S
from Potenza
Sep 21, 2019 21:55
(Rome)
M 4.7 79 km WSW
from Potenza

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Potenza

Nearest earthquakes from Potenza

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Potenza, Basilicate. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Potenza.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 10, 2024 16:10
(Rome)
M 4.1 25 km WNW
from Potenza
Jan 28, 2024 10:23
(Rome)
M 4.1 33 km W
from Potenza
Jul 26, 2023 10:20
(Rome)
M 4.0 49 km NW
from Potenza
Aug 12, 2014 22:15
(Rome)
M 4.0 56 km ESE
from Potenza
Oct 29, 2016 13:58
(Rome)
M 4.4 70 km S
from Potenza
Dec 14, 2014 15:33
(Rome)
M 4.2 70 km WSW
from Potenza
Sep 21, 2019 21:55
(Rome)
M 4.7 79 km WSW
from Potenza
Jan 6, 2016 19:44
(Rome)
M 4.4 82 km SSW
from Potenza
Jun 29, 2014 06:24
(Rome)
M 4.2 82 km SSW
from Potenza
Aug 25, 2020 01:02
(Rome)
M 4.2 82 km S
from Potenza

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Potenza

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Potenza, Basilicate?

A 2.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Potenza on the afternoon of April 13, 2024 at 17:14 local time (Europe/Rome). The center of this earthquake was located 144km west of Potenza at a depth of 4km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Potenza, Basilicate in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Potenza, Basilicate?

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Potenza on the night of September 8, 1905 at 02:43 local time (Europe/Rome). The center of this earthquake was located 223km south of Potenza at a depth of 15km under water in the Tirreno Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Potenza since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Potenza, Basilicate?

In the past 10 years, 146 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Potenza. This averages to 15 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 25 days.