Earthquakes in Serbia

In Serbia, earthquakes are moderate, but cause even slight damages to robust houses. Measured by the size of the country, earthquakes do not occur very frequently.

3 people died since 1950 by direct consequences of earthquakes.

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Most recent events

This list includes the strongest earthquakes recorded in or around Serbia by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in the past 14 days. Whether an event is listed here depends largely on its magnitude, but also on its distance from inhabited areas. All data refer to the local time. This page is updated daily at 11 am UTC.

Recent earthquakes in Serbia
  • Jan. 16, 7:23 pm
    Magnitude 4.4: 5 km south-southwest of Klos, Albania at a depth of 10.77 km.
  • Jan. 15, 10:37 pm
    Magnitude 4.8: 9 km southwest of Klos, Albania at a depth of 15.87 km.

Earthquakes in Serbia since 1950

The strongest earthquake in Serbia happened on 05/18/1980 in the Serbia region with a magnitude of 5.8 on the Richter scale.
DateRegionDepthMagnitudeDeathsTotal damage
03/08/2015Serbia (Kosjeric)4 km4.40
11/03/2010Serbia (Kraljevo)55 km5.52
09/29/1998Serbia (Belgrade, Ljig, Valjevo)49 km5.51
09/07/1984Serbia41 km4.70
09/10/1983Serbia22 km5.10
05/18/1980Serbia57 km5.80
04/13/1978Serbia (Brus)25 km5.70

These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K. Data have been summarized and translated.
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