Latest earthquakes near Romania today

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List of latest earthquakes near Romania.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 27, 2024 01:41
(Bucharest)
M 3.5 72 km E
from Braşov
May 26, 2024 13:17
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 33 km NW
from Râmnicu Vâlcea
May 26, 2024 12:58
(Bucharest)
M 2.5 30 km NW
from Râmnicu Vâlcea
May 26, 2024 12:12
(Bucharest)
M 2.7 31 km NW
from Râmnicu Vâlcea
May 25, 2024 01:27
(Bucharest)
M 3.7 70 km E
from Braşov
May 24, 2024 22:59
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 49 km E
from Braşov
May 24, 2024 07:00
(Bucharest)
M 2.2 24 km WNW
from Târgu Jiu
May 23, 2024 18:52
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 44 km E
from Braşov
May 23, 2024 01:20
(Bucharest)
M 3.1 69 km ESE
from Braşov
May 22, 2024 12:53
(Bucharest)
M 4.1 66 km E
from Braşov
May 19, 2024 02:43
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 77 km E
from Braşov
May 19, 2024 02:39
(Bucharest)
M 2.5 181 km SSW
from Craiova
May 18, 2024 20:20
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 46 km ESE
from Reşiţa
May 17, 2024 02:52
(Bucharest)
M 2.3 286 km S
from Craiova
May 16, 2024 04:38
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 61 km E
from Baia Mare
May 14, 2024 23:05
(Bucharest)
M 2.3 283 km SSW
from Bucharest
May 13, 2024 19:04
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 268 km SSW
from Drobeta-Turnu Severin
May 11, 2024 01:43
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 263 km WSW
from Craiova
May 10, 2024 08:37
(Bucharest)
M 2.3 288 km WSW
from Craiova
May 9, 2024 17:57
(Bucharest)
M 3.5 68 km E
from Braşov
May 9, 2024 15:23
(Bucharest)
M 2.4 21 km WNW
from Târgu Jiu
May 8, 2024 06:02
(Bucharest)
M 2.4 56 km E
from Baia Mare
May 7, 2024 23:27
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 55 km E
from Baia Mare
May 7, 2024 18:32
(Bucharest)
M 4.1 50 km NNW
from Buzău
May 7, 2024 17:03
(Bucharest)
M 2.5 197 km SW
from Drobeta-Turnu Severin

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Recent Romania Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Romania. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Romania and elsewhere.

Romania Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
17 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.5
May 27, 2024 01:41

Average

A total of 171 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Romania in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 17 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Romania roughly every 21 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Romania in 2023. A total of 33 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Romania that year. The strongest had a 5.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Romania in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Romania 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 Romania (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 162 94.74%
Mag. 5 9 5.26%
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 Romania

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.6
On Feb 14, 2023 15:16.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Nov 10, 1940 03:39.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Romania occurred on Feb 14, 2023 15:16 local time (Europe/Bucharest timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.6 and struck 8 kilometers (5 mi) north-west of Târgu Jiu, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Romania in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Nov 10, 1940 03:39, 64 kilometers (40 mi) north-west of Braşov. It is the strongest earthquake near Romania 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 Romania 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 Romania.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Romania.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Feb 14, 2023 15:16
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 8 km NW
from Târgu Jiu
Dec 28, 2016 01:20
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 72 km E
from Braşov
Sep 24, 2016 02:11
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 78 km E
from Braşov
Nov 22, 2014 21:14
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 22 km N
from Focșani
Oct 28, 2018 03:38
(Bucharest)
M 5.5 61 km E
from Braşov
Oct 15, 2016 11:18
(Bucharest)
M 5.1 277 km SE
from Constanţa
Nov 3, 2022 06:50
(Bucharest)
M 5.1 124 km NNE
from Bucharest
Feb 13, 2023 16:58
(Bucharest)
M 5.0 12 km NW
from Târgu Jiu
Oct 9, 2023 21:23
(Bucharest)
M 5.0 164 km NNW
from Satu Mare
Mar 20, 2023 16:02
(Bucharest)
M 4.9 11 km W
from Târgu Jiu

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Romania

Earthquakes by region of Romania

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Romania?

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Romania on the night of May 27, 2024 at 01:41 local time (Europe/Bucharest). The center of this earthquake was located 72km east of Braşov at a depth of 140km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Romania in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Romania?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Romania on the night of November 10, 1940 at 03:39 local time (Europe/Bucharest). The center of this earthquake was located 64km east of Braşov at a depth of 150km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Romania since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Romania?

In the past 10 years, 171 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Romania. This averages to 17 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 21 days.