Latest earthquakes near Kabul today

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List of latest earthquakes near Kabul.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 18, 2024 10:44PM
(Kabul)
M 4.9 248 km NNE
from Kabul
Jul 13, 2024 03:03AM
(Kabul)
M 4.2 205 km NNE
from Kabul
Jul 8, 2024 08:20PM
(Kabul)
M 4.2 292 km NE
from Kabul
Jul 7, 2024 09:41AM
(Kabul)
M 4.3 245 km NNE
from Kabul
Jul 7, 2024 01:47AM
(Kabul)
M 4.7 282 km NE
from Kabul
Jul 2, 2024 05:39AM
(Kabul)
M 4.1 258 km NE
from Kabul
Jun 27, 2024 01:27PM
(Kabul)
M 4.1 259 km NNE
from Kabul
Jun 27, 2024 01:28AM
(Kabul)
M 4.1 216 km NNE
from Kabul
Jun 26, 2024 02:37PM
(Kabul)
M 4.5 240 km NNE
from Kabul
Jun 23, 2024 11:33PM
(Kabul)
M 4.0 267 km NE
from Kabul
Jun 23, 2024 07:01PM
(Kabul)
M 4.0 267 km NNE
from Kabul
Jun 19, 2024 08:47AM
(Kabul)
M 4.8 103 km ENE
from Kabul
Jun 19, 2024 08:29AM
(Kabul)
M 4.0 288 km NE
from Kabul
Jun 15, 2024 06:09PM
(Kabul)
M 4.3 257 km NE
from Kabul
Jun 12, 2024 03:36AM
(Kabul)
M 4.2 200 km NNE
from Kabul
Jun 11, 2024 01:15AM
(Kabul)
M 4.4 263 km NNE
from Kabul
Jun 9, 2024 09:27AM
(Kabul)
M 4.1 201 km NNE
from Kabul
Jun 8, 2024 02:41PM
(Kabul)
M 4.1 288 km NE
from Kabul
Jun 5, 2024 03:20AM
(Kabul)
M 4.2 215 km N
from Kabul
Jun 5, 2024 02:38AM
(Kabul)
M 4.1 253 km NNE
from Kabul
May 29, 2024 08:21PM
(Kabul)
M 4.2 242 km NNE
from Kabul
May 27, 2024 10:26PM
(Kabul)
M 4.2 67 km ESE
from Kabul
May 26, 2024 11:22PM
(Kabul)
M 4.2 270 km NE
from Kabul
May 24, 2024 11:09PM
(Kabul)
M 4.1 299 km NE
from Kabul
May 22, 2024 05:49PM
(Kabul)
M 4.6 271 km NE
from Kabul

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Kabul Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
152 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.9
Jul 18, 2024 22:44

Average

A total of 1525 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Kabul in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 152 earthquakes per year, or 12 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Kabul roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Kabul in 2015. A total of 194 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Kabul that year. The strongest had a 7.5 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Kabul with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Kabul in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Kabul during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Kabul (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1459 95.67%
Mag. 5 57 3.74%
Mag. 6 8 0.52%
Mag. 7 1 0.07%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Kabul

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.5
On Oct 26, 2015 13:39.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Nov 16, 1921 00:36.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Kabul occurred on Oct 26, 2015 13:39 local time (Asia/Kabul timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.5 and struck 247 kilometers (153 mi) north-northeast of Kabul, at a depth of 231 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Kabul in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Nov 16, 1921 00:36, 234 kilometers (145 mi) north-northeast of Kabul. It is the strongest earthquake near Kabul in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Kabul in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Kabul.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Kabul.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Oct 26, 2015 01:39PM
(Kabul)
M 7.5 247 km NNE
from Kabul
Apr 10, 2016 02:58PM
(Kabul)
M 6.6 280 km NE
from Kabul
Mar 21, 2023 09:17PM
(Kabul)
M 6.5 273 km NE
from Kabul
Jan 11, 2024 01:50PM
(Kabul)
M 6.4 254 km NNE
from Kabul
Dec 25, 2015 11:44PM
(Kabul)
M 6.3 281 km NE
from Kabul
Jan 31, 2018 11:37AM
(Kabul)
M 6.2 269 km NE
from Kabul
Dec 20, 2019 04:09PM
(Kabul)
M 6.1 252 km NNE
from Kabul
Jun 22, 2022 01:24AM
(Kabul)
M 6.0 170 km S
from Kabul
Jan 5, 2023 06:55PM
(Kabul)
M 6.0 259 km NNE
from Kabul
Aug 10, 2015 02:35PM
(Kabul)
M 5.9 290 km NE
from Kabul

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Nearest earthquakes from Kabul

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Kabul. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Kabul.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 6, 2020 08:36PM
(Kabul)
M 4.4 14 km WNW
from Kabul
May 20, 2016 06:10AM
(Kabul)
M 4.0 19 km ENE
from Kabul
May 18, 2020 12:56PM
(Kabul)
M 4.3 20 km WSW
from Kabul
Dec 11, 2022 06:22AM
(Kabul)
M 4.3 20 km NE
from Kabul
Jul 16, 2022 04:05PM
(Kabul)
M 4.3 31 km ESE
from Kabul
Jun 25, 2023 08:19PM
(Kabul)
M 4.5 33 km ESE
from Kabul
May 17, 2017 08:49PM
(Kabul)
M 4.5 34 km SE
from Kabul
Feb 14, 2017 03:25AM
(Kabul)
M 4.3 34 km E
from Kabul
Aug 31, 2023 09:23PM
(Kabul)
M 4.6 35 km ENE
from Kabul
Dec 8, 2016 07:04PM
(Kabul)
M 4.2 35 km S
from Kabul

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Kabul.

When was the last earthquake in Kabul?

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Kabul on the evening of July 18, 2024 at 22:44 local time (Asia/Kabul). The center of this earthquake was located 248km north-northeast of Kabul at a depth of 223km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Kabul in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Kabul?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Kabul on the night of November 16, 1921 at 00:36 local time (Asia/Kabul). The center of this earthquake was located 234km north-east of Kabul at a depth of 240km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Kabul since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Kabul?

In the past 10 years, 1525 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Kabul. This averages to 153 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.