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Largest earthquakes in or near Ruse, Bulgaria, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated May 9, 2022 18:44 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 7
  • 1 quake between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 3 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 32 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 110 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
Since 1900, Ruse has had 2 quakes of magnitude 7.0 or above, 1 quake of magnitude 6.6, 3 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 32 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, and 110 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 3.2 | 36 km W of Warna, Varna, Bulgaria -

Strongest quake: Mag. 7.1 | 2.2 km E of Brezovo, Plovdiv, Bulgaria -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 3 or higher (148 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
May 2, 2022 11:32 pm (GMT +3) (May 2, 2022 20:32 GMT)
3.2

5 km
508 km (316 mi)36 km west of Warna, Varna, Bulgaria MoreMap
Apr 10, 2022 6:19 pm (GMT +3) (Apr 10, 2022 15:19 GMT)
3.4

2 km
503 km (313 mi)25 km southwest of Warna, Varna, Bulgaria MoreMap
Apr 4, 2022 1:59 pm (GMT +3) (Apr 4, 2022 10:59 GMT)
4.5

10 km
506 km (314 mi)35 km west of Warna, Varna, Bulgaria 15 reportsMoreMap
Feb 13, 2022 1:20 am (GMT +2) (Feb 12, 2022 23:20 GMT)
3.3

10 km
591 km (367 mi)Lovech, 44 km southwest of Pleven, Bulgaria 4 reportsMoreMap
Oct 11, 2021 6:49 am (GMT +3) (Oct 11, 2021 03:49 GMT)
3.5

2 km
505 km (314 mi)Varna, Bulgaria 5 reportsMoreMap
Sep 1, 2021 1:32 pm (GMT +3) (Sep 1, 2021 10:32 GMT)
3.3

10 km
576 km (358 mi)Ruse, 39 km northeast of Gorna Oryahovitsa, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria MoreMap
Aug 22, 2021 6:30 am (GMT +3) (Aug 22, 2021 03:30 GMT)
3.4

5 km
591 km (367 mi)23 km north of Razgrad, Bulgaria 1 reportMoreMap
Jan 17, 2021 12:06 am (GMT +2) (Jan 16, 2021 22:06 GMT)
3.3

8 km
538 km (334 mi)3.8 km east of Shumen, Bulgaria 12 reportsMoreMap
Jan 6, 2021 1:50 am (GMT +2) (Jan 5, 2021 23:50 GMT)
3.8

10 km
658 km (409 mi)1.4 km north of Ursa, Comuna Gârcov, Olt, Romania 10 reportsMoreMap
18 Oct 11:08 am (GMT +3) (Oct 18, 2020 08:08 GMT)
3.1

8 km
673 km (418 mi)1.1 km west of Andrăşeşti, Ialomiţa, Romania MoreMap
10 Oct 9:29 am (GMT +3) (Oct 10, 2020 06:29 GMT)
3.7

10 km
717 km (446 mi)43 km northwest of Bucharest, București, Romania 17 reportsMoreMap
4 Oct 5:51 am (GMT +3) (Oct 4, 2020 02:51 GMT)
3.0

2 km
635 km (395 mi)4.6 km southeast of Greaca, Giurgiu, Romania 1 reportMoreMap
Jul 26, 2020 14:14 GMT
3.0

22 km
762 km (473 mi)0.7 km southeast of Pietrari, Dâmboviţa, Romania MoreMap
May 7, 2020 17:09 GMT
3.0
314 km (195 mi)1.5 km southwest of Rakovski, Plovdiv, Bulgaria MoreMap
May 1, 2020 11:01 GMT
4.6

10 km
312 km (194 mi)17 km northeast of Plovdiv, Bulgaria 511 reportsMoreMap
Mar 9, 2020 08:16 GMT
3.2

11 km
113 km (70 mi)1.1 km west of Cătina, Comuna Floreşti, Prahova, Romania 11 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 6.2 x 1015 joules (1716 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.5 x 106 tons of TNT or 92.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Ruse Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Ruse?

The last earthquake in Ruse occurred 3 weeks ago: Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - 36 km west of Warna, Varna, Bulgaria, on Monday, May 2, 2022 at 11:32 pm (GMT +3).

How many quakes were there in Ruse since 1900?

Since 1900, Ruse, Bulgaria had 148 quakes up to magnitude 7.1.

What was the strongest quake in Ruse since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Ruse since 1900 occurred 94 years ago: Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - 2.2 km east of Brezovo, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, on Wednesday, April 18, 1928 at 19:22 GMT.

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