Latest earthquakes near Bangladesh today

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List of latest earthquakes near Bangladesh.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 15, 2024 04:28AM
(Dhaka)
M 3.7 299 km ENE
from Chattogram
Apr 12, 2024 08:49AM
(Dhaka)
M 2.6 278 km NE
from Rangpur
Apr 10, 2024 07:33PM
(Dhaka)
M 2.9 234 km NE
from Sylhet
Apr 9, 2024 11:37PM
(Dhaka)
M 3.2 267 km NE
from Chattogram
Apr 9, 2024 01:23AM
(Dhaka)
M 2.8 155 km NNW
from Rangpur
Apr 7, 2024 05:17PM
(Dhaka)
M 3.5 245 km NE
from Chattogram
Apr 7, 2024 04:10AM
(Dhaka)
M 2.9 240 km E
from Sylhet
Apr 6, 2024 09:19PM
(Dhaka)
M 2.9 182 km NNE
from Sylhet
Apr 5, 2024 07:06AM
(Dhaka)
M 2.8 214 km NE
from Sylhet
Apr 4, 2024 12:40AM
(Dhaka)
M 3.3 77 km NW
from Sylhet
Apr 1, 2024 05:45AM
(Dhaka)
M 2.8 95 km NNE
from Rangpur
Mar 31, 2024 10:24PM
(Dhaka)
M 2.7 176 km ENE
from Rangpur
Mar 29, 2024 05:53PM
(Dhaka)
M 2.9 76 km N
from Sylhet
Mar 26, 2024 03:25PM
(Dhaka)
M 3.2 118 km NNE
from Mymensingh
Mar 24, 2024 10:15PM
(Dhaka)
M 3.7 294 km E
from Sylhet
Mar 22, 2024 04:42PM
(Dhaka)
M 2.5 223 km NE
from Sylhet
Mar 21, 2024 03:27PM
(Dhaka)
M 3.9 249 km ESE
from Sylhet
Mar 21, 2024 01:38PM
(Dhaka)
M 2.9 109 km NNW
from Sylhet
Mar 21, 2024 06:31AM
(Dhaka)
M 3.1 143 km N
from Rangpur
Mar 21, 2024 02:24AM
(Dhaka)
M 2.5 298 km NNE
from Sylhet
Mar 21, 2024 02:19AM
(Dhaka)
M 3.7 290 km NNE
from Sylhet
Mar 20, 2024 02:53PM
(Dhaka)
M 3.1 192 km E
from Sylhet
Mar 20, 2024 10:10AM
(Dhaka)
M 3.0 190 km E
from Sylhet
Mar 18, 2024 06:11PM
(Dhaka)
M 3.0 119 km NNW
from Sylhet
Mar 17, 2024 03:33PM
(Dhaka)
M 3.6 284 km E
from Sylhet

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Bangladesh

Bangladesh Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
56 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.7
Apr 15, 2024 04:28

Average

A total of 560 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Bangladesh in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 56 earthquakes per year, or 4 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Bangladesh roughly every 6 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Bangladesh in 2020. A total of 86 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Bangladesh that year. The strongest had a 5.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Bangladesh in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Bangladesh 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 Bangladesh (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 517 92.32%
Mag. 5 40 7.14%
Mag. 6 3 0.54%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Bangladesh

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.7
On Jan 4, 2016 05:05.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8
On Jan 15, 1934 14:36.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Bangladesh occurred on Jan 4, 2016 05:05 local time (Asia/Dhaka timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.7 and struck 180 kilometers (112 mi) east of Sylhet, at a depth of 55 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Bangladesh in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Jan 15, 1934 14:36, 286 kilometers (178 mi) east of Rangpur. It is the strongest earthquake near Bangladesh 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 Bangladesh 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 Bangladesh.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Bangladesh.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 4, 2016 05:05AM
(Dhaka)
M 6.7 180 km E
from Sylhet
Nov 26, 2021 05:45AM
(Dhaka)
M 6.2 180 km ENE
from Chattogram
Apr 28, 2021 08:21AM
(Dhaka)
M 6.0 217 km NNE
from Sylhet
Apr 16, 2020 05:45PM
(Dhaka)
M 5.9 231 km ENE
from Chattogram
Jan 3, 2017 03:09PM
(Dhaka)
M 5.7 167 km ENE
from Dhaka
Jun 22, 2020 04:40AM
(Dhaka)
M 5.6 174 km ENE
from Chattogram
Nov 21, 2014 12:14AM
(Dhaka)
M 5.6 216 km NE
from Chattogram
Dec 2, 2023 09:35AM
(Dhaka)
M 5.5 44 km SW
from Comilla
Oct 10, 2020 11:38PM
(Dhaka)
M 5.5 166 km E
from Sylhet
Sep 9, 2014 03:28PM
(Dhaka)
M 5.4 146 km E
from Chattogram

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Earthquakes by region of Bangladesh

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Bangladesh?

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Bangladesh on the night of April 15, 2024 at 04:28 local time (Asia/Dhaka). The center of this earthquake was located 299km east-northeast of Chattogram at a depth of 130km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Bangladesh in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Bangladesh?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Bangladesh on the afternoon of January 15, 1934 at 14:36 local time (Asia/Dhaka). The center of this earthquake was located 286km northwest of Rangpur at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Bangladesh since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Bangladesh?

In the past 10 years, 560 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Bangladesh. This averages to 56 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 7 days.