Latest Earthquakes Near Chisinau, Chișinău Municipality in 🇲🇩 Moldova

Latest Earthquakes Near Chisinau, Chișinău Municipality in Moldova

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Chisinau, Chișinău Municipality in Moldova. Each earthquake event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event ever recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 41 out of 16 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
2 years ago
On 2021-08-01 17:57:09
46.8143, 27.4936
105 km (65 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 4.3
10 km
3 years ago
On 2020-10-29 22:39:35
46.8174, 27.4762
106 km (66 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 4.4
10 km
4 years ago
On 2020-04-24 22:04:16
45.9075, 27.4877
160 km (100 mi) ↓ S of Chisinau
M 4.9
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-03-16 00:34:18
46.189, 27.096
162 km (100 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 4.2
15 km
17 years ago
On 2007-01-07 14:25:46
45.874, 27.806
149 km (92 mi) ↓ S of Chisinau
M 3.2
15 km
18 years ago
On 2006-01-30 20:12:50
46.091, 27.631
138 km (85 mi) ↓ S of Chisinau
M 4.1
10 km
19 years ago
On 2005-04-07 15:49:24
46.384, 27.897
100 km (62 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 3.7
0 km
19 years ago
On 2005-03-03 18:18:38
46.11, 27.18
162 km (100 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 3
3 km
19 years ago
On 2004-07-04 02:12:02
45.91, 27.44
163 km (101 mi) ↓ S of Chisinau
M 0
17.4 km
19 years ago
On 2004-06-27 17:21:05
46.353, 28.001
97 km (60 mi) ↓ S of Chisinau
M 0
10 km
23 years ago
On 2001-04-22 01:23:43
45.994, 27.933
132 km (82 mi) ↓ S of Chisinau
M 0
33 km
25 years ago
On 1999-04-26 02:23:52
45.769, 27.805
159 km (99 mi) ↓ S of Chisinau
M 0
33 km
26 years ago
On 1998-05-29 00:52:02
45.965, 27.508
155 km (96 mi) ↓ S of Chisinau
M 0
10 km
26 years ago
On 1997-11-25 23:44:18
45.781, 27.96
152 km (94 mi) ↓ S of Chisinau
M 0
64.4 km
26 years ago
On 1997-11-06 07:56:42
46.757, 28.069
65 km (41 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 0
10 km
26 years ago
On 1997-08-27 20:17:11
45.96, 27.454
158 km (98 mi) ↓ S of Chisinau
M 0
100 km
27 years ago
On 1997-04-28 14:55:27
46.219, 27.099
160 km (99 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 0
33 km
29 years ago
On 1994-12-25 18:20:08
47.14, 27.012
140 km (87 mi) ← W of Chisinau
M 0
179 km
30 years ago
On 1993-08-24 03:21:10
46.103, 27.089
168 km (104 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 0
10 km
31 years ago
On 1993-01-06 00:19:43
45.808, 27.532
167 km (104 mi) ↓ S of Chisinau
M 0
10 km
31 years ago
On 1992-07-09 19:55:52
46.608, 27.967
80 km (50 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 3.3
33 km
32 years ago
On 1991-08-07 09:17:37
46.065, 27.105
170 km (105 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 3.6
25.7 km
33 years ago
On 1990-12-01 17:34:09
46.06, 27.197
164 km (102 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 0
10 km
33 years ago
On 1990-12-01 17:31:41
46.169, 27.192
157 km (97 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 0
10 km
33 years ago
On 1990-11-11 10:51:40
46.292, 27.199
149 km (92 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 3.4
33 km
34 years ago
On 1990-05-30 20:19:37
46.523, 26.775
167 km (104 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 0
90 km
34 years ago
On 1990-05-30 11:02:00
46.675, 26.992
146 km (91 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 0
90 km
34 years ago
On 1989-10-25 11:30:25
45.714, 27.451
179 km (111 mi) ↓ S of Chisinau
M 0
43.5 km
35 years ago
On 1989-04-26 03:31:21
45.998, 27.737
141 km (87 mi) ↓ S of Chisinau
M 0
33 km
36 years ago
On 1988-04-02 07:15:36
48.267, 27.44
175 km (109 mi) ↖ NW of Chisinau
M 3.9
10 km
38 years ago
On 1985-09-10 06:17:49
46.37, 27.507
124 km (77 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 0
27.4 km
38 years ago
On 1985-07-08 13:25:27
46.048, 27.441
151 km (94 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 0
27.4 km
38 years ago
On 1985-07-08 09:36:33
46.07, 27.396
152 km (94 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 0
33 km
39 years ago
On 1985-06-26 02:20:38
46.093, 27.22
161 km (100 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 0
10 km
39 years ago
On 1985-03-12 04:57:32
46.164, 27.191
158 km (98 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 0
10 km
40 years ago
On 1984-02-28 12:22:41
46.841, 27.113
133 km (83 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 0
10 km
40 years ago
On 1984-02-24 23:40:25
47.353, 27.171
133 km (82 mi) ← W of Chisinau
M 0
10 km
41 years ago
On 1983-04-20 01:28:11
45.817, 27.441
171 km (106 mi) ↓ S of Chisinau
M 0
10 km
45 years ago
On 1979-03-16 12:32:41
46.135, 27.459
144 km (89 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 3.8
33 km
50 years ago
On 1974-04-04 10:26:07
46.08, 27.447
149 km (92 mi) ↙ SW of Chisinau
M 0
33 km
65 years ago
On 1959-05-31 12:15:46
45.749, 27.502
174 km (108 mi) ↓ S of Chisinau
M 5.35
15 km

Chisinau Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Chisinau has experiences a total of 16 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Chisinau 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Chisinau was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:22:26.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 0 2 4.88%
M 3 8 19.51%
M 4 5 12.2%
M 5 1 2.44%

Magnitude distribution for Chisinau was last updated at 2024-06-07 20:26:31.

To conserve energy and maximize resource utilization, we calculate historical earthquake statistics in batches. This is done sporadically when sufficient resources are available to the system. Thus, annual earthquakes count and magnitude distribution for various locations on earth, may lag behind in certain instances. Most commonly it's a matter of hours, sometimes days, or even up to a few weeks.

Common Questions

When was the last earthquake in Chisinau, Chișinău Municipality, Moldova?

The last earthquake in Chisinau was 2 years ago and struck 105 km (65 mi) ↙ SW of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.30 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Chisinau, Chișinău Municipality, Moldova?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Chisinau was a 5.35 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 174 km (108 mi) ↓ S of the city, 65 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Chisinau, Chișinău Municipality, Moldova?

In 2024, Chisinau has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.21 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Chisinau is struck by an earthquake every 0.02 months.

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Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.