Latest earthquakes near București, Romania today

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Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 13, 2024 07:00
(Bucharest)
M 3.4 138 km NNE
from Bucharest
Jun 12, 2024 20:24
(Bucharest)
M 2.7 127 km NNE
from Bucharest
Jun 12, 2024 19:07
(Bucharest)
M 3.1 134 km N
from Bucharest
Jun 11, 2024 16:55
(Bucharest)
M 2.5 232 km S
from Bucharest
Jun 11, 2024 02:58
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 98 km N
from Sector 2
Jun 9, 2024 14:12
(Bucharest)
M 3.4 134 km NNE
from Bucharest
Jun 9, 2024 01:28
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 150 km NNE
from Bucharest
May 31, 2024 05:47
(Bucharest)
M 3.4 117 km N
from Bucharest
May 30, 2024 22:28
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 94 km N
from Bucharest
May 29, 2024 22:13
(Bucharest)
M 3.2 143 km NNE
from Bucharest
May 27, 2024 19:25
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 139 km NNE
from Bucharest
May 27, 2024 07:16
(Bucharest)
M 3.5 128 km NNE
from Bucharest
May 27, 2024 01:41
(Bucharest)
M 3.5 140 km NNE
from Bucharest
May 26, 2024 13:17
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 190 km WNW
from Bucharest
May 26, 2024 12:58
(Bucharest)
M 2.5 187 km WNW
from Bucharest
May 26, 2024 12:12
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 186 km WNW
from Bucharest
May 25, 2024 01:27
(Bucharest)
M 3.7 126 km NNE
from Bucharest
May 24, 2024 22:59
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 127 km N
from Bucharest
May 24, 2024 07:00
(Bucharest)
M 2.2 258 km WNW
from Bucharest
May 23, 2024 18:52
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 127 km N
from Bucharest
May 23, 2024 01:20
(Bucharest)
M 3.1 122 km NNE
from Bucharest
May 22, 2024 12:53
(Bucharest)
M 4.1 136 km N
from Bucharest
May 19, 2024 02:43
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 148 km NNE
from Bucharest
May 18, 2024 20:20
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 294 km WNW
from Sector 6
May 14, 2024 23:05
(Bucharest)
M 2.3 283 km SSW
from Bucharest

Map of Latest Earthquakes near București

București Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 131 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of București, Romania in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 13 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near București roughly every 27 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near București in 2023. A total of 24 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of București that year. The strongest had a 5.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of București in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near București 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 București (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 124 94.66%
Mag. 5 7 5.34%
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 București

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 București occurred on Feb 14, 2023 15:16 local time (Europe/Bucharest timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.6 and struck 241 kilometers (150 mi) west-northwest of Bucharest, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near București in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Nov 10, 1940 03:39, 145 kilometers (90 mi) west-northwest of Bucharest. It is the strongest earthquake near București 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 București, 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 București.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near București.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Feb 14, 2023 15:16
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 241 km WNW
from Bucharest
Sep 24, 2016 02:11
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 149 km NNE
from Bucharest
Dec 28, 2016 01:20
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 146 km NNE
from Bucharest
Nov 22, 2014 21:14
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 182 km NNE
from Bucharest
Oct 28, 2018 03:38
(Bucharest)
M 5.5 138 km N
from Bucharest
Nov 3, 2022 06:50
(Bucharest)
M 5.1 124 km NNE
from Bucharest
Feb 13, 2023 16:58
(Bucharest)
M 5.0 243 km WNW
from Bucharest
Mar 20, 2023 16:02
(Bucharest)
M 4.9 244 km WNW
from Bucharest
Apr 25, 2020 01:04
(Bucharest)
M 4.9 197 km NNE
from Bucharest
Jan 31, 2020 03:26
(Bucharest)
M 4.8 152 km NNE
from Bucharest

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near București

Earthquakes by city in București

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in București, Romania?

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit near București on the morning of June 13, 2024 at 07:00 local time (Europe/Bucharest). The center of this earthquake was located 138km north-northeast of Bucharest at a depth of 140km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near București, Romania in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near București, Romania?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near București on the night of November 10, 1940 at 03:39 local time (Europe/Bucharest). The center of this earthquake was located 145km north of Bucharest at a depth of 150km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near București since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near București, Romania?

In the past 10 years, 131 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from București. This averages to 13 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 28 days.