Latest earthquakes near Valletta today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Valletta, Malta, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Valletta? If an earthquake is happening right now near Valletta (also known as La Valletta), it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Valletta.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 29, 2024 08:19
(Malta)
M 2.4 217 km NNE
from Valletta
May 28, 2024 22:38
(Malta)
M 2.0 125 km NNE
from Valletta
May 28, 2024 09:07
(Malta)
M 3.3 291 km W
from Valletta
May 27, 2024 06:29
(Malta)
M 2.1 256 km N
from Valletta
May 27, 2024 03:50
(Malta)
M 2.7 111 km NE
from Valletta
May 26, 2024 05:38
(Malta)
M 2.2 292 km NNE
from Valletta
May 23, 2024 03:48
(Malta)
M 2.0 198 km NE
from Valletta
May 21, 2024 01:57
(Malta)
M 3.6 137 km S
from Valletta
May 18, 2024 18:30
(Malta)
M 2.1 198 km N
from Valletta
May 17, 2024 20:37
(Malta)
M 2.4 256 km NNW
from Valletta
May 17, 2024 09:36
(Malta)
M 2.1 124 km NNE
from Valletta
May 16, 2024 22:14
(Malta)
M 2.3 153 km NNW
from Valletta
May 15, 2024 15:46
(Malta)
M 2.2 285 km NNE
from Valletta
May 15, 2024 15:22
(Malta)
M 2.8 284 km NNE
from Valletta
May 15, 2024 10:32
(Malta)
M 2.5 218 km ENE
from Valletta
May 14, 2024 19:36
(Malta)
M 2.1 293 km N
from Valletta
May 12, 2024 19:58
(Malta)
M 2.5 299 km N
from Valletta
May 11, 2024 13:15
(Malta)
M 2.2 284 km NNE
from Valletta
May 10, 2024 12:55
(Malta)
M 2.0 285 km NNE
from Valletta
May 10, 2024 12:26
(Malta)
M 2.0 284 km NNE
from Valletta
May 10, 2024 11:54
(Malta)
M 2.1 284 km NNE
from Valletta
May 10, 2024 11:52
(Malta)
M 3.5 284 km NNE
from Valletta
May 8, 2024 19:59
(Malta)
M 2.4 156 km N
from Valletta
May 8, 2024 00:24
(Malta)
M 2.3 131 km NNE
from Valletta
May 7, 2024 02:26
(Malta)
M 2.0 288 km NNE
from Valletta

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Valletta Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
8 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.4
May 29, 2024 08:19

Average

A total of 88 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Valletta 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 Valletta in 2023. A total of 36 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Valletta that year. The strongest had a 5.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Valletta in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Valletta 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 Valletta (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 81 92.05%
Mag. 5 7 7.95%
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 Valletta

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 Valletta occurred on Apr 22, 2023 00:19 local time (Europe/Malta timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.5 and struck 116 kilometers (72 mi) south-east of Valletta, at a depth of 14 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Valletta in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.1 earthquake struck on Dec 28, 1908 05:20, 245 kilometers (152 mi) south-east of Valletta. It is the strongest earthquake near Valletta 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 Valletta 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 Valletta.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Valletta.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 22, 2023 00:19
(Malta)
M 5.5 116 km SE
from Valletta
Jan 24, 2023 21:25
(Malta)
M 5.3 115 km S
from Valletta
Jan 30, 2023 20:55
(Malta)
M 5.3 112 km S
from Valletta
Jan 23, 2023 11:37
(Malta)
M 5.1 107 km SSW
from Valletta
Jan 18, 2023 16:54
(Malta)
M 5.1 118 km S
from Valletta
Jan 18, 2023 05:21
(Malta)
M 5.0 111 km S
from Valletta
Dec 26, 2018 03:19
(Malta)
M 5.0 199 km NNE
from Valletta
Feb 4, 2023 07:04
(Malta)
M 4.7 113 km SSW
from Valletta
Jan 18, 2023 18:00
(Malta)
M 4.7 110 km SSW
from Valletta
Dec 20, 2015 10:46
(Malta)
M 4.6 285 km NNW
from Valletta

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Nearest earthquakes from Valletta

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Valletta.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Sep 30, 2020 03:01
(Malta)
M 4.4 28 km SSW
from Valletta
Jan 13, 2016 18:01
(Malta)
M 4.1 37 km NE
from Valletta
Aug 23, 2017 11:16
(Malta)
M 4.1 44 km SE
from Valletta
Nov 22, 2022 13:40
(Malta)
M 4.5 45 km NW
from Valletta
Dec 29, 2022 01:23
(Malta)
M 4.4 95 km SSW
from Valletta
May 12, 2023 00:11
(Malta)
M 4.1 102 km SE
from Valletta
Jan 18, 2023 15:13
(Malta)
M 4.6 105 km S
from Valletta
Jan 23, 2023 11:37
(Malta)
M 5.1 107 km SSW
from Valletta
Aug 25, 2017 19:10
(Malta)
M 4.1 108 km SE
from Valletta
Mar 8, 2023 06:33
(Malta)
M 4.4 107 km SSW
from Valletta

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Valletta

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Valletta?

A 2.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Valletta on the morning of May 29, 2024 at 08:19 local time (Europe/Malta). The center of this earthquake was located 217km north-northeast of Valletta at a depth of 33km under water in the Ionian Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Valletta in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Valletta?

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Valletta on the night of December 28, 1908 at 05:20 local time (Europe/Malta). The center of this earthquake was located 245km north-northeast of Valletta at a depth of 15km under water in the Ionian Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Valletta since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Valletta?

In the past 10 years, 88 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Valletta. This averages to 9 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 41 days.