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Largest earthquakes in or near Naples City, Campania, Italy, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated: Jan 16, 2023 13:30 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 4 quakes above magnitude 6
  • 30 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 265 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
Since 1900, Naples has had 4 quakes of magnitude 6.0 or above, 30 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, and 265 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.4 | Tyrrhenian Sea, 42 km W of Castrovillari, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy -

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.9 | Provincia di Avellino, 55 km NE of Salerno, Campania, Italy -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 4 or higher (299 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Oct 31, 2022 10:42 pm (GMT +1) (Oct 31, 2022 21:42 GMT)
5.4

286 km
86 km (53 mi)Italy: Costa Calabra Nord-occidentale (Cosenza) 15 reportsMore
13 Jul 3:07 pm (GMT +2) (Jul 13, 2021 13:07 GMT)
4.1

468 km
133 km (83 mi)Italy: Tyrrhenian Sea More
Mar 1, 2021 07:13 GMT
4.2

246 km
86 km (53 mi)Southern Italy 1 reportMore
Dec 6, 2020 2:50 am (GMT +1) (Dec 6, 2020 01:50 GMT)
4.0

452 km
103 km (64 mi)Tyrrhenian Sea, 136 km southwest of Naples, Campania, Italy 1 reportMore
Apr 18, 2020 02:57 GMT
4.0

10 km
103 km (64 mi)17 km north of San Severo, Provincia di Foggia, Puglia, Italy 12 reportsMore
Mar 15, 2020 11:29 GMT
4.3

466 km
100 km (62 mi)142 km southwest of Naples, Campania, Italy 1 reportMore
Jan 23, 2020 04:32 GMT
4.0

263 km
106 km (66 mi)7.4 km west of Belvedere Marittimo, Provincia di Cosenza, Calabria, Italy More
Nov 7, 2019 17:35 GMT
4.6

10 km
78 km (48 mi)Southern Italy 250 reportsMore
Oct 25, 2019 04:31 GMT
4.4

10 km
96 km (60 mi)Southern Italy 27 reportsMore
Sep 21, 2019 19:55 GMT
4.4

292 km
65 km (40 mi)Southern Italy 2 reportsMore
Jun 23, 2019 20:43 GMT
4.1

10 km
19 km (12 mi)Southern Italy 467 reportsMore
Jan 1, 2019 18:37 GMT
4.7

10 km
72 km (45 mi)Southern Italy 139 reportsMore
Aug 16, 2018 20:22 GMT
4.5

10 km
118 km (73 mi)Southern Italy 83 reportsMore
Aug 16, 2018 18:19 GMT
4.9

10 km
127 km (79 mi)Southern Italy 442 reportsMore
Aug 14, 2018 21:48 GMT
4.6

10 km
126 km (78 mi)Southern Italy 312 reportsMore
Apr 25, 2018 09:48 GMT
4.6

10 km
122 km (76 mi)Southern Italy 31 reportsMore
Oct 26, 2017 22:38 GMT
4.1

10 km
127 km (79 mi)Southern Italy 14 reportsMore
Sep 10, 2017 19:58 GMT
4.3

10 km
76 km (47 mi)Central Italy 88 reportsMore
Apr 23, 2017 04:25 GMT
4.2

10 km
163 km (101 mi)Southern Italy 19 reportsMore
Dec 6, 2016 02:13 GMT
4.1

10 km
132 km (82 mi)Southern Italy 9 reportsMore
Oct 29, 2016 11:58 GMT
4.3

254 km
143 km (89 mi)Southern Italy More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.9 x 1015 joules (812 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7 x 105 tons of TNT or 43.6 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Castrocucco, Italy (CUC/MN network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Castrocucco, Italy: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Naples Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Naples?

The last earthquake in Naples occurred 13 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 42 km west of Castrovillari, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy, on Monday, Oct 31, 2022 at 10:42 pm (GMT +1).

How many quakes were there in Naples since 1900?

Since 1900, Naples City, Campania, Italy had 299 quakes up to magnitude 6.9.

What was the strongest quake in Naples since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Naples since 1900 occurred 42 years ago: Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake - Provincia di Avellino, 55 km northeast of Salerno, Campania, Italy, on Sunday, November 23, 1980 at 18:34 GMT.

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