Latest earthquakes near Alba, Romania today

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List of latest earthquakes near Alba.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 13, 2024 07:00
(Bucharest)
M 3.4 235 km E
from Alba Iulia
Jun 12, 2024 20:24
(Bucharest)
M 2.7 230 km ESE
from Alba Iulia
Jun 12, 2024 19:07
(Bucharest)
M 3.1 227 km ESE
from Alba Iulia
Jun 11, 2024 02:58
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 232 km ESE
from Alba Iulia
Jun 9, 2024 14:12
(Bucharest)
M 3.4 243 km ESE
from Alba Iulia
Jun 9, 2024 01:28
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 231 km E
from Alba Iulia
Jun 3, 2024 23:35
(Bucharest)
M 2.4 293 km SW
from Alba Iulia
May 31, 2024 05:47
(Bucharest)
M 3.4 225 km ESE
from Alba Iulia
May 30, 2024 22:28
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 212 km ESE
from Alba Iulia
May 29, 2024 22:13
(Bucharest)
M 3.2 234 km E
from Alba Iulia
May 27, 2024 19:25
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 233 km E
from Alba Iulia
May 27, 2024 07:16
(Bucharest)
M 3.5 235 km ESE
from Alba Iulia
May 27, 2024 01:41
(Bucharest)
M 3.5 233 km E
from Alba Iulia
May 26, 2024 13:17
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 93 km SSE
from Alba Iulia
May 26, 2024 12:58
(Bucharest)
M 2.5 96 km SSE
from Alba Iulia
May 26, 2024 12:12
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 96 km SSE
from Alba Iulia
May 25, 2024 01:27
(Bucharest)
M 3.7 238 km ESE
from Alba Iulia
May 24, 2024 22:59
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 213 km ESE
from Alba Iulia
May 24, 2024 07:00
(Bucharest)
M 2.2 116 km SSW
from Alba Iulia
May 23, 2024 18:52
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 207 km ESE
from Alba Iulia
May 23, 2024 01:20
(Bucharest)
M 3.1 232 km ESE
from Alba Iulia
May 22, 2024 12:53
(Bucharest)
M 4.1 228 km ESE
from Alba Iulia
May 19, 2024 02:43
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 236 km E
from Alba Iulia
May 18, 2024 20:20
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 137 km SW
from Alba Iulia
May 16, 2024 04:38
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 175 km NNE
from Alba Iulia

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Alba

Alba Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
12 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.4
Jun 13, 2024 07:00

Average

A total of 126 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Alba, Romania in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 12 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Alba roughly every 28 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Alba in 2023. A total of 28 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Alba that year. The strongest had a 5.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Alba in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Alba 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 Alba (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 119 94.44%
Mag. 5 7 5.56%
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 Alba

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 Alba occurred on Feb 14, 2023 15:16 local time (Europe/Bucharest timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.6 and struck 112 kilometers (70 mi) south-southwest of Alba Iulia, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Alba in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Nov 10, 1940 03:39, 223 kilometers (139 mi) south-southwest of Alba Iulia. It is the strongest earthquake near Alba 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 Alba, 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 Alba.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Alba.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Feb 14, 2023 15:16
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 112 km SSW
from Alba Iulia
Dec 28, 2016 01:20
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 231 km E
from Alba Iulia
Sep 24, 2016 02:11
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 237 km E
from Alba Iulia
Nov 22, 2014 21:14
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 276 km E
from Alba Iulia
Oct 28, 2018 03:38
(Bucharest)
M 5.5 223 km E
from Alba Iulia
Nov 3, 2022 06:50
(Bucharest)
M 5.1 234 km ESE
from Alba Iulia
Feb 13, 2023 16:58
(Bucharest)
M 5.0 109 km SSW
from Alba Iulia
Mar 20, 2023 16:02
(Bucharest)
M 4.9 116 km SSW
from Alba Iulia
Jan 31, 2020 03:26
(Bucharest)
M 4.8 240 km E
from Alba Iulia
Aug 2, 2017 05:32
(Bucharest)
M 4.7 225 km ESE
from Alba Iulia

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Alba

Earthquakes by city in Alba

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Alba, Romania.

Use this regional Alba earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Aiud, Sebeş, Cugir, Blaj and Ocna Mureş.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Alba, Romania?

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Alba on the morning of June 13, 2024 at 07:00 local time (Europe/Bucharest). The center of this earthquake was located 235km east of Alba Iulia at a depth of 140km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Alba, Romania in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Alba, Romania?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Alba on the night of November 10, 1940 at 03:39 local time (Europe/Bucharest). The center of this earthquake was located 223km east of Alba Iulia at a depth of 150km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Alba since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Alba, Romania?

In the past 10 years, 126 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Alba. This averages to 13 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 29 days.