Latest earthquakes near Malta today

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List of latest earthquakes near Malta.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 15, 2024 18:56
(Malta)
M 2.2 280 km NNE
from Birkirkara
Apr 15, 2024 11:58
(Malta)
M 2.0 281 km NNE
from Birkirkara
Apr 14, 2024 06:20
(Malta)
M 2.3 224 km N
from Birkirkara
Apr 10, 2024 11:50
(Malta)
M 2.1 294 km N
from Birkirkara
Apr 9, 2024 18:19
(Malta)
M 2.1 276 km N
from Birkirkara
Apr 8, 2024 02:06
(Malta)
M 2.0 220 km NE
from Birkirkara
Apr 8, 2024 00:14
(Malta)
M 3.4 112 km ENE
from Birkirkara
Apr 7, 2024 15:10
(Malta)
M 2.3 215 km NNE
from Birkirkara
Apr 6, 2024 08:06
(Malta)
M 2.0 199 km NNE
from Birkirkara
Apr 2, 2024 18:42
(Malta)
M 2.1 223 km NNE
from Birkirkara
Apr 2, 2024 04:46
(Malta)
M 2.8 130 km W
from Birkirkara
Apr 1, 2024 12:54
(Malta)
M 2.2 226 km NNE
from Birkirkara
Apr 1, 2024 12:50
(Malta)
M 2.0 228 km NNE
from Birkirkara
Apr 1, 2024 12:44
(Malta)
M 2.0 225 km NNE
from Birkirkara
Mar 31, 2024 08:29
(Malta)
M 2.3 291 km NNE
from Birkirkara
Mar 30, 2024 02:20
(Malta)
M 2.3 182 km NNE
from Birkirkara
Mar 27, 2024 21:10
(Malta)
M 2.0 289 km NNE
from Birkirkara
Mar 25, 2024 18:31
(Malta)
M 2.2 283 km NE
from Birkirkara
Mar 23, 2024 05:59
(Malta)
M 2.3 179 km NE
from Birkirkara
Mar 23, 2024 00:21
(Malta)
M 2.1 299 km NNE
from Valletta
Mar 21, 2024 09:37
(Malta)
M 3.0 294 km N
from Birkirkara
Mar 20, 2024 04:22
(Malta)
M 2.1 267 km N
from Birkirkara
Mar 19, 2024 19:10
(Malta)
M 2.4 277 km NNE
from Birkirkara
Mar 18, 2024 22:04
(Malta)
M 2.1 248 km N
from Birkirkara
Mar 18, 2024 04:59
(Malta)
M 2.0 186 km NNW
from Birkirkara

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Malta

Malta Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
8 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.2
Apr 15, 2024 18:56

Average

A total of 89 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Malta in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 8 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Malta in 2023. A total of 36 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Malta that year. The strongest had a 5.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Malta in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Malta 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 Malta (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 82 92.13%
Mag. 5 7 7.87%
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 Malta

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.5
On Apr 22, 2023 00:19.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.1
On Dec 28, 1908 05:20.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Malta occurred on Apr 22, 2023 00:19 local time (Europe/Malta timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.5 and struck 118 kilometers (73 mi) south-east of Birkirkara, at a depth of 14 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Malta in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.1 earthquake struck on Dec 28, 1908 05:20, 247 kilometers (153 mi) south-east of Birkirkara. It is the strongest earthquake near Malta 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 Malta 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 Malta.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Malta.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 22, 2023 00:19
(Malta)
M 5.5 118 km SE
from Birkirkara
Jan 24, 2023 21:25
(Malta)
M 5.3 114 km S
from Birkirkara
Jan 30, 2023 20:55
(Malta)
M 5.3 111 km S
from Birkirkara
Jan 23, 2023 11:37
(Malta)
M 5.1 106 km SSW
from Birkirkara
Jan 18, 2023 16:54
(Malta)
M 5.1 117 km S
from Birkirkara
Dec 26, 2018 03:19
(Malta)
M 5.0 201 km NNE
from Birkirkara
Jan 18, 2023 05:21
(Malta)
M 5.0 110 km S
from Birkirkara
Jan 18, 2023 18:00
(Malta)
M 4.7 108 km SSW
from Birkirkara
Feb 4, 2023 07:04
(Malta)
M 4.7 112 km S
from Birkirkara
May 10, 2020 05:07
(Malta)
M 4.6 121 km SSE
from Birkirkara

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Earthquakes by region of Malta

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Malta?

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Malta on the evening of April 15, 2024 at 18:56 local time (Europe/Malta). The center of this earthquake was located 280km north-northeast of Birkirkara at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Malta in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Malta?

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Malta on the night of December 28, 1908 at 05:20 local time (Europe/Malta). The center of this earthquake was located 247km north-northeast of Birkirkara at a depth of 15km under water in the Ionian Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Malta since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Malta?

In the past 10 years, 89 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Malta. This averages to 9 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 41 days.