Latest earthquakes near Moldova today

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

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List of latest earthquakes near Moldova.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 12, 2024 20:20
(Chisinau)
M 2.4 64 km SSW
from Cahul
Apr 11, 2024 15:57
(Chisinau)
M 2.9 263 km SW
from Chisinau
Apr 10, 2024 23:22
(Chisinau)
M 2.8 220 km SW
from Chisinau
Apr 10, 2024 20:42
(Chisinau)
M 2.3 63 km SSW
from Cahul
Apr 10, 2024 09:54
(Chisinau)
M 3.4 211 km SW
from Chisinau
Apr 9, 2024 11:28
(Chisinau)
M 3.1 87 km SW
from Cahul
Apr 7, 2024 19:40
(Chisinau)
M 2.6 240 km SW
from Chisinau
Apr 7, 2024 17:47
(Chisinau)
M 2.9 63 km SSW
from Cahul
Apr 6, 2024 19:51
(Chisinau)
M 3.3 64 km SSW
from Cahul
Apr 3, 2024 01:41
(Chisinau)
M 2.6 82 km WSW
from Cahul
Apr 1, 2024 23:51
(Chisinau)
M 2.7 90 km SW
from Cahul
Mar 29, 2024 11:22
(Chisinau)
M 2.4 40 km WSW
from Ungheni
Mar 28, 2024 10:18
(Chisinau)
M 2.5 205 km WSW
from Chisinau
Mar 28, 2024 08:36
(Chisinau)
M 3.3 212 km W
from Chisinau
Mar 23, 2024 11:01
(Chisinau)
M 2.4 212 km WSW
from Chisinau
Mar 14, 2024 00:53
(Chisinau)
M 2.7 261 km SW
from Chisinau
Mar 10, 2024 22:42
(Chisinau)
M 3.3 129 km WSW
from Chisinau
Mar 10, 2024 10:37
(Chisinau)
M 3.2 203 km SW
from Chisinau
Mar 10, 2024 03:19
(Chisinau)
M 2.6 267 km SW
from Chisinau
Mar 9, 2024 19:12
(Chisinau)
M 2.5 295 km S
from Cahul
Mar 8, 2024 18:48
(Chisinau)
M 3.1 202 km SW
from Chisinau
Mar 8, 2024 07:26
(Chisinau)
M 2.3 238 km SE
from Chisinau
Mar 8, 2024 02:43
(Chisinau)
M 2.5 237 km SE
from Chisinau
Mar 7, 2024 23:02
(Chisinau)
M 2.9 235 km SE
from Chisinau
Mar 7, 2024 16:39
(Chisinau)
M 3.1 263 km SW
from Chisinau

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Moldova

Moldova Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
10 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.4
Apr 12, 2024 20:20

Average

A total of 106 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Moldova in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 10 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Moldova in 2015. A total of 18 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Moldova that year. The strongest had a 4.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Moldova in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Moldova 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 Moldova (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 101 95.28%
Mag. 5 5 4.72%
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 Moldova

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.6
On Dec 28, 2016 01:20.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Nov 10, 1940 04:39.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Moldova occurred on Dec 28, 2016 01:20 local time (Europe/Chisinau timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.6 and struck 229 kilometers (142 mi) south-west of Chisinau, at a depth of 97 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Moldova in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Nov 10, 1940 04:39, 235 kilometers (146 mi) south-west of Chisinau. It is the strongest earthquake near Moldova 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 Moldova 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 Moldova.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Moldova.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Dec 28, 2016 01:20
(Chisinau)
M 5.6 229 km SW
from Chisinau
Nov 22, 2014 21:14
(Chisinau)
M 5.6 180 km SW
from Chisinau
Sep 24, 2016 02:11
(Chisinau)
M 5.6 223 km SW
from Chisinau
Oct 28, 2018 02:38
(Chisinau)
M 5.5 241 km SW
from Chisinau
Nov 3, 2022 06:50
(Chisinau)
M 5.1 246 km SW
from Chisinau
Apr 25, 2020 01:04
(Chisinau)
M 4.9 161 km SW
from Chisinau
Jan 31, 2020 03:26
(Chisinau)
M 4.8 220 km SW
from Chisinau
Mar 14, 2018 12:24
(Chisinau)
M 4.7 228 km SW
from Chisinau
Aug 2, 2017 05:32
(Chisinau)
M 4.7 249 km SW
from Chisinau
Feb 8, 2017 17:08
(Chisinau)
M 4.7 259 km SW
from Chisinau

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Moldova

Earthquakes by region of Moldova

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Moldova?

A 2.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Moldova on the evening of April 12, 2024 at 20:20 local time (Europe/Chisinau). The center of this earthquake was located 64km south-southwest of Cahul at a depth of 8km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Moldova in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Moldova?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Moldova on the night of November 10, 1940 at 04:39 local time (Europe/Chisinau). The center of this earthquake was located 235km southwest of Chisinau at a depth of 150km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Moldova since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Moldova?

In the past 10 years, 106 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Moldova. This averages to 11 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 34 days.