Latest earthquakes near Azerbaijan today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near the country Azerbaijan, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Azerbaijan? If an earthquake is happening right now near Azerbaijan (also known as Azərbaycan), it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Azerbaijan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 15, 2024 15:29
(Baku)
M 2.9 101 km SSW
from Nakhchivan
Apr 15, 2024 03:53
(Baku)
M 3.2 9 km NE
from Imishli
Apr 13, 2024 12:20
(Baku)
M 2.4 214 km W
from Ganja
Apr 13, 2024 11:41
(Baku)
M 2.9 217 km W
from Ganja
Apr 13, 2024 06:27
(Baku)
M 2.5 205 km WNW
from Ganja
Apr 11, 2024 19:34
(Baku)
M 2.8 244 km WSW
from Nakhchivan
Apr 10, 2024 20:55
(Baku)
M 3.4 213 km WNW
from Ganja
Apr 8, 2024 13:48
(Baku)
M 2.1 241 km W
from Nakhchivan
Apr 7, 2024 18:31
(Baku)
M 3.0 199 km W
from Ganja
Apr 7, 2024 14:44
(Baku)
M 2.5 242 km SW
from Nakhchivan
Apr 7, 2024 13:20
(Baku)
M 2.2 300 km W
from Ganja
Apr 7, 2024 08:54
(Baku)
M 2.6 253 km WSW
from Nakhchivan
Apr 6, 2024 00:16
(Baku)
M 2.2 234 km SW
from Nakhchivan
Apr 5, 2024 22:05
(Baku)
M 2.3 298 km W
from Ganja
Apr 5, 2024 10:28
(Baku)
M 2.0 278 km W
from Ganja
Apr 5, 2024 04:24
(Baku)
M 2.5 280 km SW
from Nakhchivan
Apr 4, 2024 22:07
(Baku)
M 3.0 247 km WSW
from Nakhchivan
Apr 4, 2024 13:21
(Baku)
M 3.2 79 km SSW
from Ganja
Apr 4, 2024 01:24
(Baku)
M 2.9 240 km SSW
from Nakhchivan
Mar 30, 2024 19:55
(Baku)
M 3.1 235 km SSW
from Nakhchivan
Mar 30, 2024 18:31
(Baku)
M 4.1 278 km NW
from Shamkhor
Mar 30, 2024 17:50
(Baku)
M 4.1 274 km NW
from Shamkhor
Mar 30, 2024 17:44
(Baku)
M 4.7 278 km NW
from Shamkhor
Mar 28, 2024 06:20
(Baku)
M 2.4 267 km W
from Ganja
Mar 27, 2024 21:22
(Baku)
M 2.2 237 km SSW
from Nakhchivan

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
55 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.9
Apr 15, 2024 15:29

Average

A total of 554 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Azerbaijan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 55 earthquakes per year, or 4 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Azerbaijan roughly every 6 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Azerbaijan in 2023. A total of 80 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Azerbaijan that year. The strongest had a 5.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Azerbaijan in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Azerbaijan 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 Azerbaijan (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 518 93.5%
Mag. 5 35 6.32%
Mag. 6 1 0.18%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Azerbaijan

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6
On Feb 23, 2020 20:00.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.4
On Jun 21, 1990 02:00.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Azerbaijan occurred on Feb 23, 2020 20:00 local time (Asia/Baku timezone). It had a magnitude of 6 and struck 120 kilometers (75 mi) south-west of Nakhchivan, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Azerbaijan in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.4 earthquake struck on Jun 21, 1990 02:00, 206 kilometers (128 mi) south-west of Lankaran. It is the strongest earthquake near Azerbaijan 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 Azerbaijan 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 Azerbaijan.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Azerbaijan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Feb 23, 2020 20:00
(Baku)
M 6.0 120 km SW
from Nakhchivan
Jan 28, 2023 22:14
(Baku)
M 5.9 98 km SSW
from Nakhchivan
Nov 8, 2019 02:47
(Baku)
M 5.9 153 km SW
from Lankaran
Feb 23, 2020 09:53
(Baku)
M 5.8 121 km SW
from Nakhchivan
Jan 18, 2023 14:08
(Baku)
M 5.7 95 km SSW
from Nakhchivan
Oct 5, 2022 04:21
(Baku)
M 5.6 85 km SSW
from Nakhchivan
Mar 24, 2023 07:16
(Baku)
M 5.6 96 km SSW
from Nakhchivan
Dec 8, 2022 10:42
(Baku)
M 5.5 179 km NNE
from Ganja
Jun 7, 2014 11:05
(Baku)
M 5.5 142 km E
from Baku
Sep 4, 2015 09:49
(Baku)
M 5.4 48 km NE
from Yevlakh

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Azerbaijan

Earthquakes by region of Azerbaijan

Click the links below for earthquake reports for regions in Azerbaijan.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Azerbaijan?

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Azerbaijan on the afternoon of April 15, 2024 at 15:29 local time (Asia/Baku). The center of this earthquake was located 101km south-southwest of Nakhchivan at a depth of 9km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Azerbaijan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Azerbaijan?

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Azerbaijan on the night of June 21, 1990 at 02:00 local time (Asia/Baku). The center of this earthquake was located 206km south-southeast of Lankaran at a depth of 19km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Azerbaijan since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Azerbaijan?

In the past 10 years, 554 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Azerbaijan. This averages to 55 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 7 days.