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List of latest earthquakes near Russia.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 20, 2024 16:17
(Sakhalin)
M 4.2 233 km E
from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Jul 19, 2024 09:54
(Sakhalin)
M 4.6 130 km SSE
from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Jul 19, 2024 08:00
(Kamchatka)
M 4.0 285 km NE
from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Jul 18, 2024 04:38
(Irkutsk)
M 3.5 297 km WSW
from Irkutsk
Jul 17, 2024 13:19
(Moscow)
M 3.9 211 km SW
from Makhachkala
Jul 17, 2024 05:09
(Moscow)
M 4.1 196 km SW
from Makhachkala
Jul 17, 2024 01:20
(Moscow)
M 3.2 105 km SSW
from Derbent
Jul 16, 2024 16:08
(Moscow)
M 3.5 2 km SE
from Groznyy
Jul 16, 2024 02:50
(Moscow)
M 3.1 144 km SW
from Makhachkala
Jul 16, 2024 01:36
(Moscow)
M 3.0 210 km SSW
from Vladikavkaz
Jul 15, 2024 04:03
(Moscow)
M 3.1 49 km WNW
from Vladikavkaz
Jul 14, 2024 12:23
(Moscow)
M 3.8 284 km SSW
from Sochi
Jul 14, 2024 20:34
(Kamchatka)
M 3.6 151 km ENE
from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Jul 11, 2024 01:11
(Barnaul)
M 4.1 259 km ESE
from Gorno-Altaysk
Jul 8, 2024 08:15
(Kamchatka)
M 5.5 358 km NE
from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Jul 7, 2024 21:16
(Moscow)
M 3.2 221 km SSW
from Vladikavkaz
Jul 7, 2024 21:05
(Moscow)
M 3.6 220 km SSW
from Vladikavkaz
Jul 7, 2024 23:55
(Kamchatka)
M 5.5 357 km NE
from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Jul 7, 2024 08:09
(Moscow)
M 3.6 27 km WNW
from Sochi
Jul 6, 2024 23:14
(Moscow)
M 3.1 204 km SSE
from Derbent
Jul 6, 2024 08:48
(Kamchatka)
M 4.1 213 km NE
from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Jul 6, 2024 05:14
(Sakhalin)
M 5.1 290 km S
from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Jul 3, 2024 08:58
(Moscow)
M 3.3 107 km SE
from Derbent
Jun 30, 2024 04:11
(Irkutsk)
M 4.1 200 km SSE
from Irkutsk
Jun 30, 2024 03:54
(Irkutsk)
M 3.7 197 km SSE
from Irkutsk

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Russia

Recent Russia Earthquake News

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Russia Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
209 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.2
Jul 20, 2024 16:17

Average

A total of 2097 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Russia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 209 earthquakes per year, or 17 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Russia roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Russia in 2021. A total of 320 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Russia that year. The strongest had a 6.7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Russia in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Russia 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 Russia (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1961 93.51%
Mag. 5 130 6.2%
Mag. 6 5 0.24%
Mag. 7 1 0.05%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Russia

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.2
On Jan 30, 2016 15:25.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 9
On Nov 5, 1952 04:58.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Russia occurred on Jan 30, 2016 15:25 local time (Asia/Kamchatka timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.2 and struck 102 kilometers (63 mi) north of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, at a depth of 177 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Russia in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-9 earthquake struck on Nov 5, 1952 04:58, 92 kilometers (57 mi) north of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. It is the strongest earthquake near Russia 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 Russia 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 Russia.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Russia.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 30, 2016 15:25
(Kamchatka)
M 7.2 102 km N
from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Jan 12, 2021 05:32
(Irkutsk)
M 6.7 288 km WSW
from Irkutsk
Apr 3, 2023 15:06
(Kamchatka)
M 6.5 39 km SSW
from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Dec 1, 2020 08:54
(Vladivostok)
M 6.4 88 km SSE
from Sovetskaya Gavan’
Mar 29, 2019 10:06
(Kamchatka)
M 6.2 300 km SSE
from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Jul 6, 2018 13:40
(Kamchatka)
M 6.1 182 km SSW
from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Jul 13, 2017 05:48
(Vladivostok)
M 5.9 251 km S
from Vladivostok
Jul 2, 2022 12:59
(Sakhalin)
M 5.9 127 km SSW
from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Sep 3, 2021 21:14
(Sakhalin)
M 5.8 286 km E
from Poronaysk
Dec 24, 2023 05:48
(Kamchatka)
M 5.8 125 km S
from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Russia

Earthquakes by region of Russia

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Russia?

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Russia on the afternoon of July 20, 2024 at 16:17 local time (Asia/Sakhalin). The center of this earthquake was located 233km east of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk at a depth of 380km under water in the Sea Of Okhotsk. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Russia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Russia?

A 9 magnitude earthquake hit near Russia on the night of November 5, 1952 at 04:58 local time (Asia/Kamchatka). The center of this earthquake was located 92km east-southeast of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky at a depth of 22km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Russia since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Russia?

In the past 10 years, 2097 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Russia. This averages to 210 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.