Latest earthquakes near Harghita, Romania today

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List of latest earthquakes near Harghita.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 13, 2024 07:00
(Bucharest)
M 3.4 98 km SE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
Jun 12, 2024 20:24
(Bucharest)
M 2.7 103 km SSE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
Jun 12, 2024 19:07
(Bucharest)
M 3.1 96 km SSE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
Jun 11, 2024 02:58
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 123 km SSE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
Jun 9, 2024 14:12
(Bucharest)
M 3.4 108 km SE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
Jun 9, 2024 01:28
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 88 km SE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 31, 2024 05:47
(Bucharest)
M 3.4 106 km SSE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 30, 2024 22:28
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 121 km S
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 29, 2024 22:13
(Bucharest)
M 3.2 95 km SE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 27, 2024 19:25
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 96 km SE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 27, 2024 07:16
(Bucharest)
M 3.5 106 km SSE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 27, 2024 01:41
(Bucharest)
M 3.5 95 km SE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 26, 2024 13:17
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 180 km SW
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 26, 2024 12:58
(Bucharest)
M 2.5 181 km SW
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 26, 2024 12:12
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 181 km SW
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 25, 2024 01:27
(Bucharest)
M 3.7 109 km SSE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 24, 2024 22:59
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 93 km SSE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 24, 2024 07:00
(Bucharest)
M 2.2 258 km WSW
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 23, 2024 18:52
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 91 km SSE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 23, 2024 01:20
(Bucharest)
M 3.1 108 km SSE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 22, 2024 12:53
(Bucharest)
M 4.1 95 km SSE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 19, 2024 02:43
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 93 km SE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 18, 2024 20:20
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 295 km WSW
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 16, 2024 04:38
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 172 km NW
from Miercurea-Ciuc
May 9, 2024 17:57
(Bucharest)
M 3.5 96 km SE
from Miercurea-Ciuc

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Harghita

Harghita 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 122 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Harghita, 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 Harghita roughly every 29 days.

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

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Harghita in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Harghita 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 Harghita (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 115 94.26%
Mag. 5 7 5.74%
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 Harghita

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.6
On Dec 28, 2016 01:20.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Nov 10, 1940 03:39.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Harghita occurred on Dec 28, 2016 01:20 local time (Europe/Bucharest timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.6 and struck 90 kilometers (56 mi) south-east of Miercurea-Ciuc, at a depth of 97 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Harghita in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Nov 10, 1940 03:39, 85 kilometers (53 mi) south-east of Miercurea-Ciuc. It is the strongest earthquake near Harghita 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 Harghita, 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 Harghita.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Harghita.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Dec 28, 2016 01:20
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 90 km SE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
Feb 14, 2023 15:16
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 245 km SW
from Miercurea-Ciuc
Nov 22, 2014 21:14
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 116 km ESE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
Sep 24, 2016 02:11
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 93 km SE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
Oct 28, 2018 03:38
(Bucharest)
M 5.5 90 km SSE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
Nov 3, 2022 06:50
(Bucharest)
M 5.1 107 km SSE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
Feb 13, 2023 16:58
(Bucharest)
M 5.0 244 km SW
from Miercurea-Ciuc
Mar 20, 2023 16:02
(Bucharest)
M 4.9 251 km SW
from Miercurea-Ciuc
Apr 25, 2020 01:04
(Bucharest)
M 4.9 139 km ESE
from Miercurea-Ciuc
Jan 31, 2020 03:26
(Bucharest)
M 4.8 94 km SE
from Miercurea-Ciuc

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Harghita

Earthquakes by city in Harghita

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

Use this regional Harghita earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Odorheiu Secuiesc and Gheorgheni.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Harghita, Romania?

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Harghita on the morning of June 13, 2024 at 07:00 local time (Europe/Bucharest). The center of this earthquake was located 98km south-east of Miercurea-Ciuc at a depth of 140km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Harghita, Romania in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Harghita, Romania?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Harghita on the night of November 10, 1940 at 03:39 local time (Europe/Bucharest). The center of this earthquake was located 85km south-east of Miercurea-Ciuc at a depth of 150km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Harghita since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Harghita, Romania?

In the past 10 years, 122 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Harghita. This averages to 12 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 30 days.