Latest earthquakes near Vrancea, Romania today

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List of latest earthquakes near Vrancea.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 13, 2024 07:00
(Bucharest)
M 3.4 50 km W
from Focșani
Jun 12, 2024 20:24
(Bucharest)
M 2.7 59 km WSW
from Focșani
Jun 12, 2024 19:07
(Bucharest)
M 3.1 58 km W
from Focșani
Jun 11, 2024 02:58
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 76 km SW
from Focșani
Jun 9, 2024 14:12
(Bucharest)
M 3.4 44 km WSW
from Focșani
Jun 9, 2024 01:28
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 51 km W
from Focșani
May 31, 2024 05:47
(Bucharest)
M 3.4 69 km WSW
from Focșani
May 30, 2024 22:28
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 99 km WSW
from Focșani
May 29, 2024 22:13
(Bucharest)
M 3.2 49 km W
from Focșani
May 27, 2024 19:25
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 51 km W
from Focșani
May 27, 2024 07:16
(Bucharest)
M 3.5 54 km WSW
from Focșani
May 27, 2024 01:41
(Bucharest)
M 3.5 51 km W
from Focșani
May 26, 2024 13:17
(Bucharest)
M 2.6 250 km W
from Focșani
May 26, 2024 12:58
(Bucharest)
M 2.5 249 km WSW
from Focșani
May 26, 2024 12:12
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 248 km WSW
from Focșani
May 25, 2024 01:27
(Bucharest)
M 3.7 53 km WSW
from Focșani
May 24, 2024 22:59
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 75 km WSW
from Focșani
May 23, 2024 18:52
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 81 km W
from Focșani
May 23, 2024 01:20
(Bucharest)
M 3.1 60 km WSW
from Focșani
May 22, 2024 12:53
(Bucharest)
M 4.1 57 km W
from Focșani
May 19, 2024 02:43
(Bucharest)
M 2.9 46 km W
from Focșani
May 16, 2024 04:38
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 297 km NW
from Focșani
May 9, 2024 17:57
(Bucharest)
M 3.5 56 km W
from Focșani
May 7, 2024 18:32
(Bucharest)
M 4.1 42 km WSW
from Focșani
May 7, 2024 06:41
(Bucharest)
M 2.8 100 km WSW
from Focșani

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Vrancea

Vrancea Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 107 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Vrancea, Romania in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 10 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Vrancea in 2015. A total of 18 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Vrancea that year. The strongest had a 4.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Vrancea in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Vrancea 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 Vrancea (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 102 95.33%
Mag. 5 5 4.67%
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 Vrancea

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.6
On Nov 22, 2014 21:14.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Nov 10, 1940 03:39.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Vrancea occurred on Nov 22, 2014 21:14 local time (Europe/Bucharest timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.6 and struck 22 kilometers (14 mi) north of Focșani, at a depth of 32 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Vrancea in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Nov 10, 1940 03:39, 59 kilometers (37 mi) north of Focșani. It is the strongest earthquake near Vrancea 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 Vrancea, 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 Vrancea.

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2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Vrancea.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 22, 2014 21:14
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 22 km N
from Focșani
Sep 24, 2016 02:11
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 45 km W
from Focșani
Dec 28, 2016 01:20
(Bucharest)
M 5.6 51 km W
from Focșani
Oct 28, 2018 03:38
(Bucharest)
M 5.5 61 km W
from Focșani
Nov 3, 2022 06:50
(Bucharest)
M 5.1 58 km WSW
from Focșani
Apr 25, 2020 01:04
(Bucharest)
M 4.9 33 km NE
from Focșani
Jan 31, 2020 03:26
(Bucharest)
M 4.8 42 km W
from Focșani
Apr 25, 2018 20:15
(Bucharest)
M 4.7 66 km W
from Focșani
Feb 8, 2017 17:08
(Bucharest)
M 4.7 75 km WSW
from Focșani
Aug 2, 2017 05:32
(Bucharest)
M 4.7 64 km WSW
from Focșani

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Vrancea

Earthquakes by city in Vrancea

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Vrancea, Romania?

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Vrancea on the morning of June 13, 2024 at 07:00 local time (Europe/Bucharest). The center of this earthquake was located 50km west of Focșani at a depth of 140km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Vrancea, Romania in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Vrancea, Romania?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Vrancea on the night of November 10, 1940 at 03:39 local time (Europe/Bucharest). The center of this earthquake was located 59km west of Focșani at a depth of 150km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Vrancea since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Vrancea, Romania?

In the past 10 years, 107 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Vrancea. This averages to 11 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 34 days.