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List of latest earthquakes near North Macedonia.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 19:10
(Skopje)
M 2.1 270 km SSW
from Bitola
May 26, 2024 16:32
(Skopje)
M 2.3 140 km SW
from Bitola
May 26, 2024 15:05
(Skopje)
M 2.3 298 km SSE
from Bitola
May 26, 2024 12:29
(Skopje)
M 2.2 100 km W
from Tetovo
May 26, 2024 08:54
(Skopje)
M 2.3 97 km WNW
from Centar Župa
May 25, 2024 17:10
(Skopje)
M 2.5 169 km W
from Skopje
May 25, 2024 13:30
(Skopje)
M 2.6 119 km SW
from Bitola
May 25, 2024 13:29
(Skopje)
M 2.2 119 km SW
from Bitola
May 25, 2024 13:00
(Skopje)
M 2.0 217 km SSE
from Bitola
May 25, 2024 12:39
(Skopje)
M 3.1 150 km SSW
from Bitola
May 24, 2024 16:56
(Skopje)
M 3.0 279 km SE
from Bitola
May 24, 2024 15:56
(Skopje)
M 2.0 231 km SSW
from Bitola
May 24, 2024 14:48
(Skopje)
M 2.2 293 km SSE
from Bitola
May 24, 2024 11:46
(Skopje)
M 2.0 113 km SSW
from Bitola
May 24, 2024 10:34
(Skopje)
M 2.2 223 km S
from Bitola
May 24, 2024 09:42
(Skopje)
M 2.6 255 km SSW
from Bitola
May 24, 2024 05:43
(Skopje)
M 2.9 289 km WNW
from Skopje
May 24, 2024 05:29
(Skopje)
M 3.8 235 km SW
from Bitola
May 24, 2024 05:21
(Skopje)
M 2.3 293 km SSW
from Skopje
May 24, 2024 01:34
(Skopje)
M 2.4 163 km SW
from Bitola
May 23, 2024 20:17
(Skopje)
M 2.5 292 km ESE
from Bitola
May 23, 2024 14:53
(Skopje)
M 2.1 262 km SE
from Skopje
May 23, 2024 14:30
(Skopje)
M 2.2 286 km SSE
from Bitola
May 23, 2024 12:39
(Skopje)
M 2.2 299 km SSE
from Bitola
May 23, 2024 12:11
(Skopje)
M 2.4 299 km S
from Gevgelija

Map of Latest Earthquakes near North Macedonia

Recent North Macedonia Earthquake News

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North Macedonia Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
66 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.1
May 26, 2024 19:10

Average

A total of 667 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of North Macedonia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 66 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near North Macedonia roughly every 5 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near North Macedonia in 2019. A total of 105 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of North Macedonia that year. The strongest had a 6.4 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of North Macedonia in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near North Macedonia 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 North Macedonia (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 619 92.8%
Mag. 5 46 6.9%
Mag. 6 2 0.3%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near North Macedonia

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Nov 26, 2019 03:54.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.2
On Nov 8, 1905 23:06.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near North Macedonia occurred on Nov 26, 2019 03:54 local time (Europe/Skopje timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 86 kilometers (53 mi) west of Centar Župa, at a depth of 22 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near North Macedonia in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.2 earthquake struck on Nov 8, 1905 23:06, 297 kilometers (185 mi) west of Bitola. It is the strongest earthquake near North Macedonia 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 North Macedonia 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 North Macedonia.

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List of strongest earthquakes near North Macedonia.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 26, 2019 03:54
(Skopje)
M 6.4 86 km W
from Centar Župa
Mar 3, 2021 11:16
(Skopje)
M 6.3 159 km SSE
from Bitola
Mar 4, 2021 19:38
(Skopje)
M 5.8 153 km SSE
from Bitola
Apr 22, 2022 23:07
(Skopje)
M 5.7 292 km WNW
from Skopje
Mar 21, 2020 01:49
(Skopje)
M 5.7 195 km SSW
from Bitola
Sep 21, 2019 16:04
(Skopje)
M 5.6 174 km WSW
from Skopje
Mar 12, 2021 13:57
(Skopje)
M 5.6 240 km SSE
from Skopje
Jan 16, 2022 12:48
(Skopje)
M 5.5 278 km ESE
from Bitola
Mar 4, 2021 20:23
(Skopje)
M 5.5 240 km SSE
from Skopje
Feb 17, 2021 04:36
(Skopje)
M 5.5 298 km SSE
from Bitola

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near North Macedonia

Earthquakes by region of North Macedonia

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in North Macedonia?

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near North Macedonia on the evening of May 26, 2024 at 19:10 local time (Europe/Skopje). The center of this earthquake was located 270km south-southwest of Bitola at a depth of 38km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near North Macedonia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near North Macedonia?

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit near North Macedonia on the evening of November 8, 1905 at 23:06 local time (Europe/Skopje). The center of this earthquake was located 297km east-southeast of Bitola at a depth of 15km under water in the Aegean Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near North Macedonia since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near North Macedonia?

In the past 10 years, 667 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from North Macedonia. This averages to 67 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.