Latest earthquakes near Sălaj, Romania today

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List of latest earthquakes near Sălaj.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 8, 2024 20:28
(Bucharest)
M 2.5 294 km W
from Zalău
May 26, 2024 13:17
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 225 km SSE
from Zalău
May 26, 2024 12:58
(Bucharest)
M 2.5 228 km SSE
from Zalău
May 26, 2024 12:12
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 228 km SSE
from Zalău
May 24, 2024 07:00
(Bucharest)
M 2.2 232 km S
from Zalău
May 23, 2024 18:52
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 299 km SE
from Zalău
May 18, 2024 20:20
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 234 km S
from Zalău
May 16, 2024 04:38
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 107 km ENE
from Zalău
May 9, 2024 15:23
(Bucharest)
M 2.4 232 km S
from Zalău
May 8, 2024 06:02
(Bucharest)
M 2.4 104 km ENE
from Zalău
May 7, 2024 23:27
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 103 km ENE
from Zalău
May 7, 2024 08:31
(Bucharest)
M 2.1 104 km ENE
from Zalău
May 3, 2024 11:54
(Bucharest)
M 2.5 238 km S
from Zalău
Apr 30, 2024 08:42
(Bucharest)
M 4.2 289 km S
from Zalău
Apr 28, 2024 20:02
(Bucharest)
M 2.5 231 km S
from Zalău
Apr 20, 2024 13:31
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 298 km ESE
from Zalău
Apr 9, 2024 13:48
(Bucharest)
M 2.3 170 km WSW
from Zalău
Apr 9, 2024 09:22
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 226 km S
from Zalău
Mar 28, 2024 10:18
(Bucharest)
M 2.5 271 km ESE
from Zalău
Mar 28, 2024 08:36
(Bucharest)
M 3.3 230 km E
from Zalău
Mar 23, 2024 11:01
(Bucharest)
M 2.4 268 km ESE
from Zalău
Mar 8, 2024 22:06
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 227 km S
from Zalău
Feb 25, 2024 08:13
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 38 km SW
from Zalău
Feb 22, 2024 14:54
(Bucharest)
M 3.0 225 km NNW
from Zalău
Feb 18, 2024 11:07
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 280 km NE
from Zalău

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Sălaj

Sălaj Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
3 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.5
Jun 8, 2024 20:28

Average

A total of 31 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Sălaj, Romania in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 3 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Sălaj in 2023. A total of 17 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Sălaj that year. The strongest had a 5.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Sălaj in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Sălaj 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 Sălaj (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 28 90.32%
Mag. 5 3 9.68%
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 Sălaj

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.6
On Feb 14, 2023 15:16.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.4
On Jan 26, 1916 09:22.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Sălaj occurred on Feb 14, 2023 15:16 local time (Europe/Bucharest timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.6 and struck 234 kilometers (145 mi) south of Zalău, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Sălaj in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.4 earthquake struck on Jan 26, 1916 09:22, 196 kilometers (122 mi) south of Zalău. It is the strongest earthquake near Sălaj 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 Sălaj, 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 Sălaj.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Sălaj.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Feb 14, 2023 15:16
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 234 km S
from Zalău
Feb 13, 2023 16:58
(Bucharest)
M 5.0 230 km S
from Zalău
Oct 9, 2023 21:23
(Bucharest)
M 5.0 231 km NNW
from Zalău
Mar 20, 2023 16:02
(Bucharest)
M 4.9 237 km S
from Zalău
Jun 6, 2023 20:26
(Bucharest)
M 4.7 178 km SW
from Zalău
Feb 17, 2023 11:11
(Bucharest)
M 4.5 236 km S
from Zalău
Sep 23, 2021 06:17
(Bucharest)
M 4.5 293 km NE
from Zalău
Feb 16, 2023 03:07
(Bucharest)
M 4.4 235 km S
from Zalău
Aug 21, 2023 00:39
(Bucharest)
M 4.3 236 km S
from Zalău
Dec 29, 2015 20:56
(Bucharest)
M 4.3 221 km SSE
from Zalău

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Sălaj

Earthquakes by city in Sălaj

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

Use this regional Sălaj earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Şimleu Silvaniei.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Sălaj, Romania?

A 2.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Sălaj on the evening of June 8, 2024 at 20:28 local time (Europe/Bucharest). The center of this earthquake was located 294km west of Zalău at a depth of 6km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Sălaj, Romania in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Sălaj, Romania?

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Sălaj on the morning of January 26, 1916 at 09:22 local time (Europe/Bucharest). The center of this earthquake was located 196km south-east of Zalău at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Sălaj since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Sălaj, Romania?

In the past 10 years, 31 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Sălaj. This averages to 3 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 118 days.