Latest earthquakes near Latvia today
Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near the country Latvia, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Latvia? If an earthquake is happening right now near Latvia (also known as Latvija), it will show up within minutes.
|Date and Time||Magnitude||Location|
|Oct 24, 2023 15:27
|M 2.4||297 km N
|Oct 3, 2023 13:03
|M 3.2||289 km N
|Sep 21, 2023 16:38
|M 3.7||294 km N
|Sep 1, 2023 10:44
|M 4.0||291 km NNE
|Aug 29, 2023 16:51
|M 3.6||290 km NNE
|Aug 29, 2023 15:13
|M 3.8||297 km N
Map of Latest Earthquakes near Latvia
Recent Latvia Earthquake News
These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Latvia. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Latvia and elsewhere.
Latvia Earthquake Statistics
A total of 1 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Latvia in the past 10 years.
The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Latvia in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 4 or above have occurred near Latvia 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.
Strongest earthquakes near Latvia
The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Latvia occurred on Sep 1, 2023 10:44 local time (Europe/Riga timezone). It had a magnitude of 4 and struck 291 kilometers (181 mi) north-northeast of Valmiera, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Latvia in the list below.
In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Latvia 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 Latvia.
Earthquakes by region of Latvia
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Frequently Asked Questions
These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Latvia.
When was the last earthquake in Latvia?
A 2.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Latvia on the afternoon of October 24, 2023 at 15:27 local time (Europe/Riga). The center of this earthquake was located 297km north of Ventspils at a depth of 12km under water in the Gulf Of Bothnia. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Latvia in the past hours.
What was the strongest earthquake near Latvia?
A 4 magnitude earthquake hit near Latvia on the morning of September 1, 2023 at 10:44 local time (Europe/Riga). The center of this earthquake was located 291km north-northeast of Valmiera at a depth of 10km under water in the Gulf Of Finland. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Latvia since the year 1900.
How often do earthquakes occur near Latvia?
In the past 10 years, 1 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Latvia. This averages to 0 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3650 days.