Click here for the full quake list! (118k) (Source: GeoRisk Earthquake Institute)
From 456 till nowadays almost 20000 earthquakes have been noticed and catalogued by contemporary records.
(T. Zsíros: The seismicity and dangers of earthquake in the Carpathian-basin, Budapest, 2000)
The strongest quake until now was in Komárom, on 28. June 1763. The epicentral intensity of the quake was IX and the magnitude was about 6,3. One third of the city was devastated, there were 63 fatalities.
|The most important quakes of Hungary in the XX. century|
|28. May 1908.||Kecskemét||4,1||VI-VII|
|8. July 1911.||Kecskemét||5,6||VIII|
|31. January 1925.||Eger||5,0||VII-VIII|
|12. January 1956.||Dunaharaszti||5,6||VIII|
|15. August 1985.||Berhida||4,9||VII|